At The Crossroads, Part 7: Behind Bars, Hep C Takes A Toll On Inmates, And Budgets

Rhode Island’s prisons are grappling with a dilemma. Hundreds of inmates have hepatitis C. New drugs can cure it. But they’re so expensive the department of corrections can’t afford them for every inmate who’s sick.

In this next part of our series “At the Crossroads,” a look at how prison officials decide who gets treated first.

Listen to the podcast and read the story here....

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