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Idaho Appropriations Committee Approves 3 Million for Inmate Hepatitis C Treatment

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Idaho Joint-Finance Appropriations Committee approves 19-0 the request for $3 million supplementary budget request of the Idaho Department of Correction. Currently, roughly 30% of prisoners  or about 2,500 individuals are infected with the virus with the cost of treatment costing as much as $62,000 per inmate.


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