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Pew/MacArthur Report on Prison Health Care Costs

The Pew Charitable Trusts and the MacArthur Foundation have a report on prison health care spending.  As you would expect from these sources, the discussion of the causes of cost increases has a giant blind spot:  federal courts ordering more expensive health care than the Constitution actually requires.

California spends more than double the national median per inmate for health care.  Isn't that curious?  Shouldn't we examine why?  No, that might lead to a Politically Incorrect conclusion.  We mustn't confuse people with inconvenient truths.

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