The Associated Press interviewed doctors, parents and health advocates around Florida who said privatization has exacerbated problems first noticed in a pilot program eight years ago.
The difference between an HMO and a PPO is in their costs and health care options.
Gov. Rick Scott ranked 43rd in Modern Healthcare’s list of the 100 most influential people in health care. A second Floridian also placed in the Top 100.
A Tallahassee appeals court this week rejected an appeal by UnitedHealthcare of Florida in a dispute about major changes in HMO coverage for state employees.
Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration received a two-week reprieve for a controversial Medicaid pilot program that sent patients into managed-care programs, or HMO’s.
The Florida Senate has approved a bill that will privatize the state’s Medicaid program. The changes will mean 3 million poor Floridians will now be getting their health care from HMO’s.
A House committee easily approved a bill Wednesday that would overhaul the state employee health-insurance system, but the issue hinges on upcoming budget negotiations.
WEST MIAMI DADE (CBS4) – Hundreds of people came on foot, in wheelchairs, and walkers to Tropical Park Friday morning to protest Gov. Rick Scott’s budget cuts to the health care industry. They said his […]
A bill released by lawmakers Thursday proposes moving millions of low-income Floridians to HMO-style health plans and limits how much the state will spend on the program.
Coral Gables medical entrepreneur Miguel “Mike” Fernandez announced a plan on Wednesday to invest up to $100 million statewide to take advantage of new Medicaid changes proposed by Governor Rick Scott, according to CBS4 news partners The Miami Herald.