Tag Archives: Medicaid
A resident of local homeless shelter Grace Marketplace diagnosed with scabies is causing concern about disease transmission and control. Grace Marketplace are concerned about a potential outbreak of an airborne disease.
Putnam County’s only public transportation system is in danger. Putnam County officials are fighting to save the bus service that provides much-needed rides to doctor’s offices, grocery stores and more.
The Florida Legislature meets to discuss The Affordable Healthcare Act, its affects on residents and the potential increase in the number of residents who are eligible for Medicaid benefits.
After reviewing the impact of the Supreme Court ruling that allows Florida to legally opt out of implementing one of the costliest provisions of the Affordable Care Act, Governor Rick Scott has decided to not implement an expansion of the […]
A new state law requiring counties to pay millions in unpaid medicaid bills is being challenged. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta reports the counties are seeking a temporary injunction against the law to keep it from being enforced.
Florida law requires counties to pay more than $300-million dollars in disputed medicaid bills. Florida Association of Counties spokesperson Cragin Mahsteller says Alachua County will go from paying $400,000 thousand dollars annually to more than $6-million in the first year.
Last week, Governor Rick Scott signed off on a piece of legislation which will make changes to Medicaid billing that could cost Alachua County millions of dollars. The bill includes a provision making counties responsible for 85% of unpaid bills related to […]