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.
Florida economists are now projecting that the total cost to Florida taxpayers for the Affordable Care Act will be approximately $5.2 billion over the next decade.
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Florida Governor Rick Scott, one of the biggest opponents of the Affordable Care Act has announced that he has agreed to expand Medicaid coverage as long as federal officials agree to pick up the cost of the expansion.
Florida has been given the green light by federal health officials to enroll long-term care patients into a statewide Medicaid privatization program.
Governor Rick Scott unveiled his spending priorities for the coming year Thursday with the release of his annual budget recommendations.
Numerous Republican governors, including Rick Scott, have rejected expanding Medicaid as part of the Affordable Care Act. But a quirk in the law could force governors into a tough spot of denying health coverage to U.S. citizens, but giving it to legal immigrants.
The so-called “ObamaCare” law will cost the state $3 million, not $26 million as Florida Gov. Rick Scott first told federal officials this week.
Governor Rick Scott is under fire for using inflated numbers to help his case for rejecting key parts of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
As Republicans in Congress prepare for a major fight with Senate Democrats and President Barack Obama over the economic future of the country; the eurozone is painting a very dark picture of what could lie ahead if America takes the wrong path.