America Has a Health-Care Crisis – in Prisons

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America Has a Health-Care Crisis – in Prisons

August 14, 2019 | by Alan GreenblattGoverning

With a rapidly aging population—and drug addiction rampant among younger populations—individuals incarcerated in the US prison system are some of the sickest in the country. Yet “prison is no place to get sick,” according to a new article on the Governing website. Many states have privatized prison health care, and these providers may be more concerned about the bottom line than their patients’ health. Read more about this broken health care system here.