Senate Bill's Cuts To Medicaid Would Harm FloridaProposed cuts to Medicaid in the Senate's long-awaited health could bill could be disastrous for the roughly 3.6 million Florida residents who rely on the program.
Republican Health Care Bill Unravels ObamacareThe American Health Care Act goes a long way to fulfilling the Republicans' seven-year pledge to repeal former President Barack Obama's landmark health reform law.
Florida To Get $1.5 Billion To Help Hospitals Treat The PoorA last-minute windfall of $1.5 billion from the Trump administration to be used for hospitals to treat the poor could help bridge a gap in the Republican-controlled state Legislature over a new state budget.
Florida Unit Investigating Medicaid Fraud Gets High MarksOne thing that Florida clearly is not tolerating is health care fraud.
Changes Sought In Medicaid Managed Care A Senate Republican has filed a proposal that would revamp Florida's Medicaid managed-care system, including changing how HMOs and other health plans are spread across the state.
Florida Senate President Eyes Possible Medicaid ChangesMedicaid continues to be a hot topic in and around the Florida senate.
Debate Brewing On Medicaid Long-Term CareHealthcare always seems to a hot political topic, especially in Florida.
Pediatricians: More Obstacles To Care Under Private Medicaid PlansFlorida pediatricians say children covered by Medicaid face more obstacles to getting needed care.
State Softens Stance On Screening For Children's Medical ServicesUnder orders from an administrative law judge, the Department of Health on Friday held a hearing on a controversial new method of determining eligibility for Children's Medical Services --- and offered a compromise that could allow the department to resume enrolling special-needs kids.
Senate Panel Wants Answers From DOH On Children's Health ProgramsA Florida Senate panel on Wednesday demanded answers from a state Department of Health official about how many special-needs children have recently lost services as the state transitions to a new Medicaid system --- and why.
Medicaid Projections Cloud Predicted ForecastDespite a transition to managed care meant to tame huge increases in Medicaid spending, the health-care program for low-income Floridians still threatens to consume almost half of the state's revenue growth, an economist told lawmakers Tuesday.
Broward Health Settles Physician Suit For $69.5 MillionBroward Health has agreed to pay nearly $70 million to settle a lawsuit that accused the hospital district of having improper financial relationships with doctors who referred patients to the district.