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Medicaid Expansion Hot Topic In 2014 FL Governor Race

The Medicaid expansion under President Barack Obama’s health law is becoming a major issue in the 2014 gubernatorial race.

08/09/2014

Health Care

Jackson Employees Head To Tally To Fight For Medicaid Expansion

The Florida Legislature’s opposition to anything related to the Affordable Care Act is well documented, but a group of doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers from South Florida will still try to change that attitude.

CBS Miami–03/26/2014

Health Care

Florida Medicaid Expansion Losing Steam

As many other Republican-led states grudgingly begin to implement forms of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, the prospects for expansion in Florida is looking increasingly grim.

CBS Miami–02/28/2014

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Fla. Medicaid Decision May Cost Businesses Millions

The GOP-led Florida Legislature quickly rejected Medicaid expansion as part of the Affordable Care Act a few years ago, but the decision may impact a key Republican constituency, businesses.

CBS Miami–01/22/2014

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Republican Rene Garcia Re-Introducing Medicaid Expansion Bill

Hialeah Republican state Senator Rene Garcia is once again trying to secure $51 billion in Medicaid funding available to the state under the Affordable Care Act.

CBS Miami–01/21/2014

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Obamacare Now Law Of The Land

As of Wednesday, the much maligned Affordable Care Act went into full effect across the country. The law fundamentally shifts parts of the health care industry and open the door for millions of uninsured Americans to finally afford health care.

CBS Miami–01/01/2014

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Fla. House Business Moving At Snail’s Pace

The Florida House of Representatives started work Wednesday the exact same way they ended work on Tuesday, with a robotic computer program reading every word of every bill at the request of House Democrats.

CBS4–05/01/2013

Medical Costs

Florida House Advances Small State-Funded Health Plan

The Florida House of Representatives’ appropriations committee has pushed ahead with a smaller state-funded health insurance plan for Florida’s needy rather than embrace a fully federally-funded Medicaid expansion.

CBS Miami–04/19/2013

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Report: Medicaid Expansion Would Create Jobs In Dade, Broward

In addition to providing insurance for those in need, an expansion of Medicaid in Florida would create more than 100,000 new jobs, according to one study.

03/31/2013

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GOP Legislature Kills Medicaid Expansion

The Florida Legislature has essentially killed a plan from Governor Rick Scott to expand Medicaid coverage to roughly 1 million of Florida’s poorest residents as part of the Affordable Care Act.

CBS Miami–03/11/2013

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