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Gov. Rick Scott plans to meet with U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell.

Scott Headed To DC To Negotiate For Florida Hospital Funds

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.

05/05/2015

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Texas, Kansas To Back Florida Lawsuit Against Administration

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.

05/04/2015

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Scott Files Lawsuit Against Obama Over Medicaid Expansion

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.

04/28/2015

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Medicaid Expansion Talk Key In Fla. Gov Race

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.

CBS Tampa–08/09/2014

Federal prosecutors say Ona Colasante billed Medicare, Medicaid and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida for medical tests that patients didn't need. (KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida Doctor Faces 200 Counts Of Health Care FraudĀ 

Federal prosecutors say Ona Colasante billed Medicare, Medicaid and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida for medical tests that patients didn’t need.

CBS Tampa–04/24/2014

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

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Fla. Couple Charged With Medicaid Fraud

A Lake County couple is facing felony charges for Medicaid fraud.

CBS Tampa–12/15/2013

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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

CBS Tampa–11/18/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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Fla. Dems Vow Medicaid Expansion Fight Is Not Over

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.

06/26/2013

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