Simmons also admitted bribing the county supervisor with $2,000 monthly payments from a consulting fee provided by Health Assurance LLC of Jackson. The company had a contract to provide medical services at the Harrison County jail. Health Assurance paid Simmons a total consulting fee that climbed to $10,000 a month while he represented the company from 2005 through 2011.
We’ve heard the name Health Assurance LLC here on Slabbed before and that would be here among other places. The link in that old post leads to Jackson Jambalaya and this from the very end of Kingfish’s post:
Priesters? Now we are getting into Bennie Thompson territory.
Robert Simmons goes into Bennie Thompson territory as well according to Anita Lee’s reporting on his guilty plea but those are not the only territories where Health Assuarnce LLC plying it jailhouse contract trade leads:
Both Hancock and Jackson Counties look to have parted ways with Health Assurance in the Summer of 2014 per those links. What was happening back in July 2014? Our readers can click here for a trip down memory lane. Follow that trail of bread crumbs and you’ll end up back in Hancock and Jackson Counties. As Gomer is often heard saying in downtown Mayberry: Shazam!
This MDOC investigation is apparently not done yet folks. It will be interesting to see where else it leads.