The Agreement in Principle from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on the continuation of the LIP funding states that Florida will receive $1 billion this year, which is about half the current amount, and $600 million for 2016-2017. […]
Florida hospitals fired back Monday against Gov. Rick Scott in the latest salvo over the governor’s suggestion that the health-care facilities mimic professional baseball teams in sharing revenues. […]
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, contending that the state will likely lose federal money it is now receiving to help hospitals, is calling on any hospital that receives taxpayer support to share profits to help each other. […]
Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s high-stakes visit to Washington Wednesday to persuade the Obama administration to keep the federal government’s $1 billion in annual funding for hospital care of the poor produced no breakthrough. […]
In a new sign of escalating tensions between state and federal officials, Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday he will sue the federal government to try to resolve a standoff over $2.2 billion in funding for hospitals and other health providers. […]
Gov. Rick Scott reversed course Monday, saying he no longer supports Medicaid expansion as talks break down between Florida and its request for the federal government to extend funds to hospitals that serve low-income patients. […]
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Earlier this week the U.S. Department of the Treasury released a final rule governing how U.S. residents who fail to comply with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s (PPACA, aka Obamacare) individual mandate. […]