Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services
Florida health officials want Florida’s Medicaid program to be expanded before they grant Florida Governor Rick Scott’s push for funding to help hospitals treat low-income patients.
The federal website that offers a key provision of president Obama’s health law launched this week with a sputter, a crash and a lot more web traffic than anyone expected. But by week’s end, with most Floridians still unable to access the online marketplace and sign up for health insurance, organizations were trying to build on momentum even though there was little they could do.
After more than two years of fighting the federal health overhaul, Florida Republican leaders say they need to prepare to carry out the law.