Prisoner Health Care Questions

“I experienced, personally, the lack of medical care — the inadequate medical care — the wrong medical care — so I wanted to bring about change,” he said.

All prisoners, male or female, are entitled to medical care according to their needs.

The CMS has called off its plan to hasten Medicare coverage for devices. Industry stakeholders say the canceled initiative is a missed opportunity to get seniors the devices they need.


Examining State Prison Health Care Spending: Cost …

provision of adequate health care services and medicines, as far as possible free of charge;

The Arizona Department of Corrections contracts with privately owned, correctional health care company Corizon Health to oversee all medical, mental and dental care at 10 state prisons. However, that care has come under scrutiny in federal court.


NCCHC leads in correctional health care accreditation …

ADOC officials may soon face the consequences of their ongoing failure to honor the agreement they signed. In October 2017, U.S. Magistrate Judge David Duncan, citing ADOC’s “pervasive and intractable failures to comply,” top prison officials to show why they should not be held in contempt and fined $1,000 for each prisoner who does not receive the health care services to which he or she is entitled under the settlement. A contempt hearing will be held in late February.

I’m a Health Professional - Palliative Care

Not remotely surprising treatment from a state and country that doesn't care about providing healthcare for all of its citizens that are not in prison. They certainly aren't going to care about their prison population. So much for American Republican Christian values.

Criminals Need Mental Health Care - Scientific American

Adding to this startling information, Dr. Pablo Stewart, a psychiatrist, ADOC mental health care to be likewise deficient, identifying a number of prisoner suicides that could have been prevented with adequate care. After a 25-year-old woman hanged herself, an revealed that prison staff had falsified records to show that they had conducted required security checks on her unit, when in fact they had been eating and socializing in a control room. In the spring of 2017 there were four suicides in less than three weeks, an astonishing rate of self-harm.

Social care and health - South Lanarkshire Council

If you're going to imprison people, you are 100% responsible for their safety and well-being - NO EXCUSES. If you find it too expensive to imprison them, release them or raise taxes to pay for their care, OR fund programs/support policies that are shown to reduce the entry into the criminal justice system and recidivism. But those things fly in the face of the Republican belief system, so they're perfectly ok with them dying while reasoning that it's their own fault because their own actions put them in prison in the first place.

Veterans Eligibility - Health Benefits

he Arizona Department of Corrections contracts with privately owned, correctional health care company Corizon Health to oversee all medical, mental and dental care at 10 state prisons. However, that care has come under scrutiny in federal court.