Georgia Frees Inmates With Sky-High Health Costs

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http://www.ajc.com/metro/content/metro/0703/21reprieves.html The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles has released 54 inmates under what is known as a medical reprieve. They include six murderers, five armed robbers, two child molesters and others convicted of felonies such as arson, burglary and drug trafficking, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution says. The driving force behind the releases is the cost of caring for the inmates, which can be astronomical. Thirty-seven inmates whose medical expenses were classified as "catastrophic" cost the . . .

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