"As the Chief Jailer for the Fulton County Jail in Atlanta, I have had the experience of transitioning contract service providers. In the transition of medical/mental health services vendor, I have had a problem-free experience with NaphCare."
Mark Adger, Colonel, CCHP , Chief Jailer
Fulton County Sheriff’s Office
NaphCare Awarded Medical Contract for U.S. Penitentiary in Atlanta
Birmingham, Ala.— NaphCare, Inc., a leading correctional health care company, was selected by the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to provide health care services for the United States Penitentiary (USP) in Atlanta, Ga. The USP houses approximately 1,940 male federal inmates.
“We look forward to working with the BOP to advance the correctional health care at USP Atlanta,” said Yolanda Walker, Senior Vice President of Federal Prisons for NaphCare. “At NaphCare, we aim to provide quality, proactive health care to all of our patients while reducing costs for the BOP.”
The comprehensive award contracts NaphCare to oversee onsite and off-site health care beginning March 1, 2019, partnering with local hospitals and physicians to provide care when an inmate’s medical needs warrant attention. NaphCare is the largest provider of health care services to the BOP, supporting medical care for more than 30 prisons housing approximately 65,000 federal inmates across the country.
About NaphCare, Inc.
NaphCare, Inc., partners with correctional facilities nationwide to provide proactive, patient-focused healthcare. NaphCare aims to deliver efficient, cost-effective, quality care that meets and/or exceeds all national standards for correctional healthcare. NaphCare provides health care services to the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), serving more than 65,000 inmates at 32 prisons across the country. Additionally, the company provides comprehensive medical and mental health care, pharmaceuticals, dialysis services and a corrections-specific electronic operating system and health record (EHR), TechCare®, to city, county and state correctional facilities.
Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, NaphCare has been family owned and operated since the company’s founding in 1989. For 30 years, NaphCare has been devoted solely to partnering with correctional institutions to provide quality healthcare to a unique and diverse population. Additional information can be found on the company’s website: www.naphcare.com.
Release Date: 03/18/2019