Nixing Medicaid expansion would cost Florida billions
Florida would save mere nickels, dimes or pennies for every federal dollar it passes up should the state heed Gov. Rick Scott's call to reject Medicaid expansion under the national health care overhaul, preliminary figures show.
By Bill Kaczor|August 15, 2012 at 06:36 AM
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida would save mere nickels, dimes or pennies for every federal dollar it passes up should the state heed Gov. Rick Scott’s call to reject Medicaid expansion under the national health care overhaul, preliminary figures show.
State economists met Tuesday to review the numbers developed by the Agency for Health Care Administration, which oversees the joint state-federal program.
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