Chances are you haven't heard of Correctional Medical Services. When the Minnesota Department of Corrections quietly inked a deal with the private firm in July to provide inmate medical care at prisons throughout the state, the agreement prompted nary a peep from the press. Based in St. Louis, Mo., Correctional Medical Services (CMS) is the leader in the burgeoning prison health-care industry, operating more than 340 sites in 30 states and pulling in more than $400 million per year. According to the DoC, Minnesota's three-year contract with CMS is worth in excess of $8 million annually and is expected to reap yearly... More >>>