BCSO Looking at Options to Lessen Inmate Medical Expenses

One Butte County Department is looking for a way to cut medical costs. The Sheriff’s Department goes before the Board Tuesday to pay a more than 35 thousand dollar hospital bill out of inmate welfare funds. But the Department wants to look further into insurance to pay those catastrophic hospital costs. Undersheriff Kory Honea says the Department did not budget for any catastophic medical events.

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