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Affordable Care Act

Employers Get Hit Without Medicaid Expansion

Florida employers could get hit with up to $219 million in federal penalties if the state doesn’t expand Medicaid or do the functional equivalent, Bloomberg News reports. That’s because they’ll  have to pay a penalty under the Affordable Care Act if their low-wage employees are forced to seek subsidized care through the federal health exchange because they can’t get Medicaid.