$230M Prison Health Care Contract Valid: Fla. Appeals Court

Law360, New York (June 6, 2013, 8:25 PM EDT) -- A Florida appeals court Wednesday affirmed the validity of a $230 million contract that state corrections officials awarded to Corizon Inc. to provide comprehensive health services to prison inmates, reversing a lower court’s injunction blocking the state from implementing the contract.

A three-judge panel of Florida’s First District Court of Appeal in Tallahassee ruled that the state Department of Corrections was well within its authority to award the contract and sufficiently asked lawmakers to move around funds in its fiscal 2012-2013 department budget for the contract...
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