State Brings On New Prison Health ProviderState corrections officials have hired Centurion of Florida LLC to take over prison health services for more than three-fourths of Florida's 100,000 inmates after Corizon Health walked away from a five-year, $1.2 billion contract three years early.
Prison Health Firm's Exit Leaves State Looking For AnswersFlorida prisons chief Julie Jones is considering hiring temp agencies to fill in the gap after Corizon Health officials decided to walk away from the largest prison health-care contract in the country.
Prisons Chief To Seek Revamp Of Health Care Contracts
Prisons Chief Says Proposed Changes Already Underway
Corrections Dept. Announces Changes To Deal With Mentally Ill InmatesThe state's Department of Correction plans to implement a number of changes after reports of abuse of inmates with mental illness surfaced.
DOC Launches Transparency Database Of Inmate Deaths The Department of Corrections (DOC) launched a database Tuesday meant to bring some light to inmate deaths.
Use Of Smuggled Cell Phones On The Rise In Florida's PrisonsIn addition to drugs and weapons, Florida's correctional facilities are having to deal with a new problem item increasingly being smuggled in to prisoners.
Oops! 2 Florida Men Mistakenly Released From Prison Two convicted murderers are on the loose after both were mistakenly released from a Florida prison with forged documents, authorities said.