Corizon had won the two previous bids of the behavioral health services contract in 2012 and 2016.The lawsuit also alleges that the contract award was increased from $118 million to $123 million after it was awarded to Centurion to cover the increased costs of the larger performance bond and ensure Centurion’s profits.Who owns Corizon Health?
Filed under: Corizon . Locations: Florida , Tennessee . On June 30, 2020, Flacks Group, a Miami-based global investment firm, announced that it had purchased Brentwood, Tennessee-based Corizon Health, one of the nation’s largest private providers·of health care services in prisons and jails. The purchase price was not disclosed.How much does Corizon pay per inmate?
In Arizona, the Department of Corrections paid Corizon a “per inmate per day” rate, according to the company’s contract with the state, which amounted to roughly $189 million last year. This arrangement, notes David Fathi, director of the ACLU National Prison Project, created “an almost irresistible incentive to deny care.”Is Corizon a threat to Arizona's Correctional System?
For advocates, Corizon illustrates the dangers of an increasingly privatized and opaque correctional system. In Arizona, the Department of Corrections paid Corizon a “per inmate per day” rate, according to the company’s contract with the state, which amounted to roughly $189 million last year.