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.
Who's To Blame For Florida's Rising Medicaid Costs?Florida Governor Rick Scott is blaming rising Medicaid costs on 'Obamacare' while the state's top economists said the two are not related.
Florida Gov. Scott At Odds Again With Fellow RepublicansJust six months ago, Gov. Rick Scott stood onstage outside the state Capitol basking in his hard-fought victory as he began his second term.
Gov. Scott Drops Medicaid, Hospital Funds LawsuitFlorida Governor Rick Scott dropped his lawsuit against the Obama administration on Medicaid expansion and hospital funds.
Feds Say Hospital Funding Deal Reached 'In Principle'After months of wrangling about the issue, a top federal official Tuesday outlined a deal to continue Florida's Low Income Pool health-funding program for two years.