Florida Medicaid

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Drops Medicaid, Hospital Funds Lawsuit

Florida Governor Rick Scott dropped his lawsuit against the Obama administration on Medicaid expansion and hospital funds.

06/25/2015

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Florida’s Battle Over Health Care Likely To Return In 2016

The budget battle between Republicans in the Florida Legislature will likely continue in 2016, despite a temporary truce.

06/20/2015

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Judge Denies Scott’s Request For Mediation With Feds

A federal judge denied Florida Governor Rick Scott’s request for mediation with Obama administration officials over hospital funding.

06/10/2015

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Feds: No Need For Mediation In Scott’s Medicaid Lawsuit

In the battle over federal hospital funds, the Obama administration says no mediation is needed despite Florida Governor Rick Scott’s request for it.

06/09/2015

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No Agreement Between Florida Gov., Feds On Medicaid

Amid the battle to pass a new budget, Florida Governor Rick Scott said no agreement has been reached with the Obama administration on health care financing issues.

05/06/2015

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Judge Hammers Florida Medicaid On Care For Kids

After a long legal battle, a federal judge found various problems in Florida’s Medicaid program and how it provided health care to kids in the state.

12/31/2014

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Florida’s Medicaid Website Down For Repairs

Florida families looking to see if they are eligible for Medicaid will have to put their plans on hold. The website that determines eligibility will be down for repairs starting Friday.

11/07/2014

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State Wants To Make Case Again On Children’s Health Care

Pointing to a new managed-care system and changes stemming from the Affordable Care Act, attorneys for the state are asking a federal judge to dig back into whether Florida properly provides care to children in the Medicaid program.

10/27/2014

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Feds Grant Florida 3-Year Medicaid Renewal

Florida’s Medicaid managed care program has been renewed for three more years.

08/02/2014

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Florida Medicaid Privatization Underway Statewide

In a move to privatize the Medicaid program, at least three million recipients are transitioning to managed care.

07/02/2014

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