Fla. House speaker criticizes Medicaid expansion TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida House Speaker Will Weatherford says expanding Medicaid coverage is a social experiment doomed to fail. Weatherford opened the annual session of the Florida Legislature […]
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Florida welfare officials are proposing a bill that targets Medicaid fraud among patients who hide their assets with family and friends to get the taxpayer-funded program to pay for their nursing home care.
Gov. Rick Scott announced plans Wednesday to expand Medicaid coverage to roughly 900,000 more people under the federal health overhaul, a surprise decision from the vocal critic of President Barack Obama’s plan.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Rick Scott announced plans Wednesday to expand Medicaid coverage to roughly 900,000 more people under the federal health overhaul, a surprise decision from the vocal critic of President Barack Obama’s […]
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Federal health officials say they expect to approve Florida’s request to move Medicaid patients into private managed care programs if the state resolves several issues to ensure they will be […]
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Health advocates and hospital executives warned Florida lawmakers on Monday that if they do not expand Medicaid, it will create a coverage gap for those who earn too little to […]
Federal health officials have given Florida the green light to enroll long-term care patients into a statewide Medicaid privatization program.
Gov. Rick Scott and several other Republican governors want to meet with President Barack Obama to discuss the federal health overhaul.
MIAMI (AP) — A new health report estimates the state could expand its Medicaid coverage to more than one million residents without spending additional money by offsetting costs in other safety nets.