Did Arizona's inmate-care provider deny care to avoid fines? Judge hears testimony in case
A physician who worked as a temporary contractor for the health management company that administers to the medical needs of Arizona prisoners took the witness stand Tuesday morning in U.S. District Court in Phoenix to describe how the management company cancelled and postponed crucial inmate care to avoid costs and court punishment.
Dr. Jan Watson was called as a witness in an ongoing class-action suit against the Arizona Department of Corrections after the judge in the case was enraged by reading statements she made to a KJZZ reporter last December.
The online version of the KJZZ story was... read more