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Florida counties to pick up Medicaid costs

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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 McClain about the bill’s potential impact on Marion County, and how he’d hoped the bill would be vetoed.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/MedicaidQNAChrisPeralta.mp3]

About Chris Peralta

Chris is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.

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