Monthly Archives April 2015

Florida Medicaid

  The current stance of our Governor and House of Representatives regarding expansion of Medicaid is utterly wrong. Now the Florida Chamber of Commerce has reversed course and said that the issues of Medicaid and LIP should be separate. Here’s the thing; LIP is a contract that expires in June. I can’t fathom how the State can force the federal government to renew the contract. In the meantime, 850,000 people go without insurance; they continue to use emergency rooms as their primary care physician-for which they cannot pay-and guess who pays for that. The following is from the Miami Herald
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