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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

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  • Leaders stuck on health care fight

    Leaders stuck on health care fight
    TALLAHASSEE – Lawmakers made no progress Monday in settling the war over health-care funding, as Friday's deadline for the end of the regular session loomed. The latest salvo in the battle came from Rep. Richard Corcoran, R-Land O'Lakes, who...
  • Compromise GOP budget hikes war funds, targets 'Obamacare'

    House and Senate GOP negotiators neared agreement Monday on a budget blueprint that would enable Republicans controlling Congress to more easily target President Barack Obama's signature health care law while delivering an almost $40 billion budget...
  • Corcoran defends anti-Medicaid expansion position in barrage of tweets

    Corcoran defends anti-Medicaid expansion position in barrage of tweets
    TALLAHASSEE – Rep. Richard Corcoran, R-Land O’Lakes, the fiercest opponent of Medicaid expansion in the House and the next in line to become House Speaker in 2016, defended his position in a series of tweets over the weekend. The burst of...
  • Secret meetings, threats, lawsuits — a Florida meltdown

    Secret meetings, threats, lawsuits — a Florida meltdown
    Tallahassee melted down last week. I know it's hard to tell in a town that suffers from daily dysfunction. But last week, absurdity went on steroids when Republicans realized that all their screaming about how they don't want no stinkin' federal money...
  • Health exchange relies on non-competitive bidding to fix website

    Health exchange relies on non-competitive bidding to fix website
    As the state struggled under the national spotlight to fix its deeply flawed online health insurance marketplace last year, officials awarded more than $84 million in contracts without competition, about a third of the money spent on the troubled website....
  • Health plan adds option of payment in cash at local stores

    Health plan adds option of payment in cash at local stores
    With Obamacare in its second year, health officials are still working out the kinks in expanding health coverage to millions of Californians. In the latest fix, members of a health plan for low-income Los Angeles County residents now can pay their...
  • Medicaid Cuts To OB-GYNs Hazardous To Women's Health

    Medicaid Cuts To OB-GYNs Hazardous To Women's Health
    Recently, Connecticut obstetrician-gynecologists were given an unwelcome surprise — massive cuts in payments for providing obstetric services to the state's Medicaid patients. The goal of these cuts is to slash the cost of the HUSKY program, which...
  • Talks, but no progress in health-care budget impasse

    TALLAHASSEE — The Senate and the House are talking but not changing their tunes. With only a week left in the regular session, Florida lawmakers remain locked in a dispute Friday over health-care spending, putting billions of dollars on the line...
  • Scott on wrong side on health care

    Scott on wrong side on health care
    Gov. Rick Scott went to war last week — on the wrong side. The governor should have been strong-arming House leaders, demanding that they expand health care coverage to nearly 1 million Floridians. Instead, Scott was threatening members of the...
  • 9 easy steps to understanding Florida's Medicaid debate

    The story eclipsing everything else in Tallahassee is the battle over Medicaid money.  But a lot of people are still confused about what’s going on. So here's an attempt to break down the basics in 9 easy steps. 1) More than $50 billion is...
  • House floats offer in health care budget impasse

    House floats offer in health care budget impasse
    TALLAHASSEE – House Speaker Steve Crisafulli announced Thursday he’s floating a proposal to use some state funds to help solve a budget impasse over health care. The plan would use $200 million in state funds to draw down $300 million in...