Rick Scott is the only Republican governor to endorse expanding Medicaid as part of President Obama’s health-care overhaul. As more Republicans give in, an opposition bloc remains across the South, including from governors who lead some of the nation’s poorest and unhealthiest states.
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.
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The debate about whether to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act rages on, and new estimates reveal the expansion and other parts of the law would cost Florida $5.2 billion over 10 years.
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.
A straight party-line vote from the House Select Committee on Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act said Florida should not expand Medicaid coverage to nearly one million more residents.
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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.
Insurance regulators across Florida have a Herculean task on their hands.
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.