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GOP lawmakers angered over federal request for profit cap in state Medicaid reform

By | 09.22.11 | 2:31 pm

During a committee hearing yesterday, GOP members expressed outrage with the federal government for its request that the state include a “medical loss ratio” in its Medicaid Reform Pilot.

State Rep. Mark Pafford, D-West Palm Beach (Pic by Mark Foley)

As Medicaid privatization moves through House, Broward County brings concerns

By | 03.18.11 | 10:38 am

A House panel cleared its version of a Medicaid overhaul Thursday. While many of the details are quite different from the plan being discussed in the Senate, the basic principle is the same: It would shift most patients into HMOs and other managed-care organizations.

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