Medicaid Expansion

Facing South Florida: One-on-One with Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera

Jim and Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera will cover a variety of topics, including Medicaid expansion and the governor’s decision to sue the federal government. The two will also discuss the announcement this week by Sen. Marco Rubio that he is running for President, and whether Lopez=Cantera is thinking about his own possible Senate run.

CBS4–04/20/2015

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Facing South Florida: The 2015 Florida Legislative Session

With less than a month until the 2015 Florida legislative session adjourns, Jim and his guests look at what the might or might not accomplish, specifically in regards to casino gambling and Medicaid expansion.

CBS4–04/13/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Flip-Flops, Now Opposes Medicaid Expansion

In a flip flop from Rick Scott, the governor now says he is opposed to the state expanding Medicaid.

04/06/2015

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist (L) and Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott participate in a televised debate at Broward College on October 15, 2014 in Davie, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

PolitiFact Florida: Fact-Checking Claims On Medicaid Expansion

Charlie Crist has berated Gov. Rick Scott for not accepting federal dollars to expand Medicaid; the state and federally funded program that provides medical care to the poor.

10/31/2014

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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

President Barack Obama

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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