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Florida Asked To Review Alternatives For Lost Hospital Funds

Florida lawmakers will have to decide what to do with a possible annual loss of $1.3 billion in federal funds that help compensate hospitals and providers who treat uninsured and Medicaid patients.

01/16/2015

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Ruling Targets Non-Lawyers Providing Medicaid Advice

The Florida Supreme Court issued a ruling Thursday that took aim at non-lawyers who are paid to help people get Medicaid benefits — including seniors who need Medicaid coverage for nursing-home care.

01/15/2015

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State: Old Medicaid System For Kids ‘No Longer Exists’

Arguing that Medicaid has undergone a transformation, state officials pushed back Wednesday against a federal judge’s finding that Florida has not properly provided health care to low-income children.

01/07/2015

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Scott Budget Could Trim AHCA Jobs

Gov. Rick Scott could be dialing back the number of positions at the state Agency for Health Care Administration as part of his proposed 2015-16 budget.

01/07/2015

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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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U.S. Rep. Garcia Fighting To Keep Seat

U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia was considered one of the most vulnerable incumbents by political analysts in 2012. That outlook hasn’t changed on Election Day.

11/04/2014

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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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

Fla. Gov. Rick Scott, left, and former Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist. (Source:  by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott, Crist Weigh In On Medicaid Expansion

If former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist gets his old job back, he promises to expand Medicaid to roughly 1 million low-income residents by calling a special session of the Legislature or through an executive order.

10/12/2014

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