• Justin Strawser, The News-Item

Local allegations not only ones for PrimeCare

After a federal lawsuit filed by the Lewisburg Prison Project on behalf of inmates who felt they were receiving inadequate healthcare and unsafe housing conditions, prisons had to contract with healthcare services. A main healthcare provider, Primecare, used by many prisons in Pennsylvania's counties, has recently been under investigation for claims that inmates were not treated in a timely manner, medicines would run out and inmates would have to wait up to a week for refills, and several other accusations.

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