Maine to Examine Prison Health Care

Concerns over prison health care have prompted Maine legislators to approve an Office of Program Evaluation & Government Accountability (OPEGA) review of the state’s prison health system. The Legislative Oversight Committee announced its decision after receiving a joint letter from several agencies outlining poor inmate health care experiences.

Lane County, Ore., Selects Corizon For Health Care Services

Corizon announced that it has been awarded the contract for health care services in Lane County, Ore., effective July 1, 2012.

Arizona Department of Corrections Privatizes Health Care

The Arizona Department of Corrections awarded a $349 million, three-year contract to Pittsburgh, Pa.-based Wexford Health Sources Inc. to privatize health care in Arizona’s state-run prisons.