Gov. Rick Scott is heading to Washington to try to convince the Obama administration to release federal funds for hospitals that treat low-income and Medicaid patients.
Governors in Kansas and Texas said Monday they’ll support Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s fight against the Obama administration to free billions of federal hospital dollars even if the states don’t expand Medicaid.
Gov. Rick Scott sued the Obama administration Tuesday, charging that federal officials are coercing the state to expand Medicaid in order to get $1 billion in federal hospital funds.
Expanding Medicaid to an additional 1 million Floridians under President Barack Obama’s new health law is turning into one of the biggest issues of this year’s gubernatorial race.
Federal prosecutors say Ona Colasante billed Medicare, Medicaid and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida for medical tests that patients didn’t need.
For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
A Lake County couple is facing felony charges for Medicaid fraud.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
Florida’s Democratic leaders are sending Gov. Rick Scott another demand for a special session to discuss expanding Medicaid coverage to 1.1 million residents.