A Joint Newspaper-TV Investigation Reveals Prison Health Care Problems

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http://www.dispatch.com/reports-story.php?story=dispatch/2003/08/24/20030824-00100.html A three-month investigation by The Columbus Dispatch and WBNS-TV (Channel 10) found that the medical care provided to 45,402 inmates in 33 prisons is riddled with hidden problems and costs. A review of thousands of pages of records from the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction from the past three years and dozens of interviews reveal: • Taxpayers, who underwrite annual spending of more . . .

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