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Scott announces plan to opt out of the Medicare expansion

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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 Medicaid program. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Stephanie Denardo reports on how one political scientist says Governor Scott’s decision will impact the state and his possible re-election.

[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/07/FP-Medicaid-Expansion-Wrap.mp3|titles=FP Medicaid Expansion Wrap]

 

About Ethan Magoc

Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He’s a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida’s stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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