Health care provider cuts ties with Mississippi jails after JAY-Z and Yo Gotti trial


A health care provider under contract with the Mississippi Corrections Department (MDOC) ended the multi-million dollar relationship. The provider, Centurion, is facing a class action lawsuit and allegations of negligence with the MDOC itself.Centurion’s announcement comes after Team ROC, the philanthropic arm of Jay-Z’s company, Roc Nation, and hip-hop artist Yo Gotti teamed up to hire lawyers for 227 Mississippi inmates over the conditions. of detention in the prison.

Centurion, which is part of the Centene Company, said in a July 7 letter to MDOC obtained by CBS News affiliate WJTV that it was ending their relationship, effective October 5, 2020.


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