Feds: Medicaid Expansion Would Help Mentally Ill FloridiansSome 726,000 uninsured Floridians suffered from mental health and substance abuse issues in 2014 and nearly half of them could have gotten treatment if the state expanded Medicaid, federal health officials said Monday.
Rubio In Home State Vowing To Solve National Debt CrisisRepublican presidential candidate Marco Rubio said Monday he will solve the nation's debt crisis by reforming Medicare and Social Security, forcing Congress to balance the federal budget and promoting economic growth.
Scott Headed To DC To Negotiate For Florida Hospital FundsGov. 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.
Texas, Kansas To Back Florida Lawsuit Against AdministrationGovernors 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.
Scott Files Lawsuit Against Obama Over Medicaid ExpansionGov. 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.
Medicaid Expansion Talk Key In Fla. Gov RaceExpanding 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.
Florida Doctor Faces 200 Counts Of Health Care Fraud Federal prosecutors say Ona Colasante billed Medicare, Medicaid and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida for medical tests that patients didn't need.
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.
Fla. Couple Charged With Medicaid FraudA Lake County couple is facing felony charges for Medicaid fraud.
Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix ObamacareSome immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low IncomesSeveral health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
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.