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By Taylor Frazier on April 21st, 2014 | Last updated: April 21, 2014 at 6:02 pm
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.
By Sascha Cordner - WFSU on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: January 15, 2013 at 5:26 pm
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.
By Stephanie Denardo on July 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:47 pm
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 [...]
By Chris Peralta on April 27th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:38 am
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.
By WUFT News on April 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 10:59 pm
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.
By Cameron Taylor on April 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:09 pm
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 [...]
By Chris Peralta on March 30th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:43 pm
Governor Rick Scott has signed a bill that will require county governments to pay more than $300 million in unpaid Medicaid bills. In the case of Marion County, that means paying $3.6 million. Chris Peralta spoke with Marion County Commissioner Stan [...]