Correctional Medical Care, Inc. Reaches Agreement with State Attorney General

BLUE BELL, Pa.--()--Correctional Medical Care, Inc. (“CMC”) has reached an agreement with the New York State Attorney General’s office (the “AG”) regarding the provision of medical care to inmates in New York County jails.

After more than one year of discussions with the AG’s office, CMC has reached an agreement to further improve the health care provided by CMC’s doctors, dentists and other medical professionals to inmates in New York County jails. In addition to the existing regular reviews by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (“NCCHC”), and oversight by the County Sheriffs and other monitors employed by the Counties, CMC has agreed to retain Public Health Solutions (“PHS”) for three years to review and assist CMC in improving health care at the County facilities. PHS is a New York non-profit organization focused on improving health care, and one of its senior staff members was the former Deputy Commissioner at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for Health Care Access, and was responsible for overseeing medical care at the NYC jails.

Emre Umar, CMC’s president, stated, “CMC looks forward to working with PHS and the AG’s office as it continues to provide high-quality medical care in the difficult environment of county jails. CMC believes that its agreement should provide a framework for all providers of medical care to New York jails and prisons, and will result in improved medical care for tens of thousands of individuals.”

CMC is a privately held provider of outsourced medical care services for county correctional facilities. The company is headquartered in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.

Contacts

Rubenstein Associates
Peter Pochna, 212-843-8007
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