Prison health care COMPLETE HCS/430 - 63389

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  • Posted on: Thu 08 May, 2014
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Prison health care is caring for the inmates in prisons and correctional facilities around the United States. Even though a prisoner is incarcerated does not mean that a prisoner should receive any different care than a person outside the prison. The federal prison population around the United States was 217, 806 (U.S. Department of Justice, 2012). The federal agency that would handle the health care is the National Commission of Correctional Health Care (NCCHC). This agency was created in the early 1970’s as a result of a study done by the American Medical Association, which proved the correctional facilities had inadequate health care for the inmates (National Commission for Correctional Health Care, 2012). The study also showed the correctional facilities did not flow national standards as far as the health care to the prisoners. The mission of the NCCHC is to improve the quality of health care provided to inmates and the co