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Impact Of Florida’s Medicaid Expansion Remains Elusive

Aug 7, 2019
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State economists Tuesday agreed to disagree when it comes to the financial impact that a proposed constitutional amendment to expand Medicaid would have on Florida. 

Smaller Florida Counties Wary About Expanding Medicaid

Jul 17, 2019
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By Christine Sexton / News Service of Florida

Some of Florida’s smaller and poorer counties are worried that expanding Medicaid access to low-income childless adults could force them to raise property taxes. 

State Economists To Scrutinize Proposed Medicaid Expansion

Jun 28, 2019
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State economists meet Friday to begin discussions on a proposed constitutional amendment that, if approved next year by voters, would expand Florida’s Medicaid program.

The proposal, backed by a group that wants to force the state to expand Medicaid as authorized under the federal health care act known as "Obamacare," will become the first to be evaluated under a contentious new law designed to make it more difficult for citizen initiatives to get onto the ballot in Florida.

Analysts To Weigh Medicaid Expansion Plan

Jun 14, 2019
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State analysts this month will begin a series of meetings to consider the financial impact of a proposed constitutional amendment that would expand Medicaid coverage.