Judge Kills Prison Health Outsourcing

Dec 5, 2012
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A judge ruled the Legislature's attempt to privatize prison health care by sneaking the change into the budget, instead of holding a full vote, violates law. The state will appeal.

Source: Bloomberg

Corizon Health Inc.'s five-year, $230 million contract to provide services for inmates in central and northern Florida prisons was blocked after a judge ruled the state Corrections Department entered into the deal illegally.

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