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Eliminate Elective Surgeries for Inmates

I have worked in the prison system for over 10 years and I have to question why we spend hundreds of thousands of dollars performing elective surgeries on inmates that have lived with their conditions for years. We could eliminate millions of dollars and cut significant government spending by screening inmates on their initial incarceration and documenting their existing medical conditions. Why is the government responsible... more »

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Healthcare for Inmates

Many inmates have private insurance which should be billed for all medical services. We should be able to restrict commissary purchases for all diabetics and hypertensives who exhibit self destructive behavior. We chase their blood pressures and blood sugars as they are not held accountable for their poorv health choices. As a result we spend literally millions of dollars annually unecessarily for their healthcare.... more »

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