A settlement was reached last week in a class action lawsuit over treating Massachusetts prisoners for Hepatitis C. Massachusetts prisoners with advanced cases of Hepatitis C will receive the expensive treatment within 18 months of the deal's approval, according to an agreement reached between counsel for the prisoners and the state.
This segment aired on March 12, 2018.
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