CANNELTON - A Peoria, Ill.-based health-care contractor that already provides medical services in half of Indiana's county jails will soon oversee health care for men and women incarcerated in Perry County.
Commissioners approved a verbal agreement Thursday with Advanced Correctional Healthcare, a five-year-old company already working in 11 states at facilities ranging in size from 18 beds to more than 1,100. Final approval of a contract will follow next month if the county council approves transfers of money at a meeting Thursday.
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