Florida Says No To Two Healthcare Law Features

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Florida will not implement two provisions of the U.S. healthcare law involving an expansion of Medicaid for the poor and creation of a private insurance exchange, Governor Rick Scott said on Sunday.

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  • Scott proposes more money for prisons, but not prison investigations
    After years of slashing funding for Florida’s state prison system, Gov. Rick Scott released a proposed budget Wednesday that would inject $51.2 million in new spending into the troubled agency but fails to provide any new resources to investigate inmate deaths – which last year reached a record high.
    01/28/2015 - 4:26 pm | View Link
  • People on the Move: Memorial Healthcare System expands its Cardiac and Vascular Institute
    Hirings, promotions and recognition at South Florida employers.
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  • Gov't: 9.5 million already signed up for 2015 coverage under Obama's health law
    WASHINGTON - Some 9.5 million people have already signed up for 2015 coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law, and the administration is on track to surpass its nationwide enrolment target ...
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  • Indiana agrees to expand Medicaid under Obamacare
    Indiana on Tuesday became the 28th U.S. state to agree to expand the Medicaid program for the poor under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, a move that will extend health coverage to 350,000 low-income state residents, the administration said. The agreement was announced separately by the Obama administration and Indiana Governor Mike Pence, a staunch Republican conservative, whose ...
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    01/28/2015 - 9:33 am | View Link
  • Florida lawmakers must act soon on health care coverage for working poor
    Manatee Healthcare System -- which operates Manatee Memorial Hospital ... and as such eliminated the LIP. The law expanded Medicaid coverage to people whose earnings ranged from 100 percent of the federal poverty level to 138 percent, which in 2014 ...
    01/27/2015 - 4:04 pm | View Link
  • Florida tops Obamacare sign-ups; Texas lags
    Data released last week from HealthCare.gov shows that as of Jan. 16 ... "This is a very confusing law, so people are much more likely to enroll if there's someone trusted in their community to provide a helping hand throughout the process," Levitt ...
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  • Florida senator files major medical-marijuana bill on who can get supply
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