prison health care provider

Prison Health Contract Under Scrutiny

Feb 15, 2016
Associated Press

Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones is under fire for signing a $268 million, no-bid contract for prison health services after one of the state's two vendors walked away from a five-year, $1.2 billion deal three years early.

State Brings On New Prison Health Provider

Feb 2, 2016
Associated Press

State corrections officials have hired Centurion of Florida LLC to take over prison health services for more than three-fourths of Florida's 100,000 inmates after Corizon Health walked away from a five-year, $1.2 billion contract three years early.

Prison System, Contractor Accused Of Denying Inmate Surgeries

Sep 21, 2015
Florida Department of Corrections

Lawyers for Florida inmates have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Department of Corrections and prison health-care provider Corizon, alleging that the state agency and the company are denying hernia operations to save money.