Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Private federal prison implodes: who pays?

OK, so ... the federal prison system hired a private firm to collect doctors together who would work on prisoners.  But no one seems to have been watching what that private firm did with the money, or whom they forgot to repay--like the doctors and the hospitals.  - jprice@newsobserver.com
"BUTNER -- A Florida-based company that lent its CEO more than $5 million for an Angus cattle ranch and a biography and screenplay about himself has gone into receivership, leaving Duke University Health System and area doctors’ offices owed more than $8 million for treating patients from Butner federal prison, according to court records and officials of the state medical society."

Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/10/24/2433650/company-that-handled-medical.html?goback=%2Egde_65622_member_180524027#storylink=cpy



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