05/19/15 | SOURCE: Health News Florida
State officials warned on Monday that if Florida legislators fail to reach a deal on a new state budget, everything from child abuse investigations to Medicaid participation could be halted in coming weeks.
05/06/15 | SOURCE: NPR
“We had a good conversation … but we don’t have a resolution,” the Republican governor told reporters after an hour-long, private meeting with U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell.
04/28/15 | SOURCE: Modern Healthcare
Florida Gov. Rick Scott Tuesday followed through on his threat to file a lawsuit alleging HHS is illegally trying to coerce the state into expanding Medicaid eligibility by threatening to end funding for hospitals that care for low-income patients.
04/25/15 | SOURCE: Modern Healthcare
Jim Nathan, CEO of Fort Myers, Fla.-based Lee Memorial Health System, is watching his state’s ferocious political battle over Medicaid expansion with growing concern. The stakes are high for his system’s three hospitals.
04/16/15 | SOURCE: Health News Florida
Gov. Rick Scott said Thursday he is suing the Obama administration for withholding hospital funds because the state won’t expand Medicaid.
04/08/15 | SOURCE: HealthData Management
Medicaid eligible professionals are registering to participate in the Meaningful Use program at a higher level than was initially anticipated by the federal government.