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PolitiFact Florida dissects Rick Scott’s argument about sending tax money to … – Tampabay.com (blog)

PolitiFact Florida dissects Rick Scott’s argument about sending tax money to
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Rick Scott said lawmakers should stop worrying about giving state money to profitable hospitals. His warning came as legislators faced losing the Low Income Pool, or LIP, a joint state-federal program that helps some hospitals and clinics pay for

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Gov. Rick Scott files lawsuit against federal government – Local 10


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Gov. Rick Scott has filed a lawsuit against President Barack Obama’s federal health care agency for withholding federal hospital funds from the state because he won’t expand Medicaid, a representative of the governor’s administration said. Scott claims
Gov. Rick Scott sues federal government for ‘coercing’ Medicaid expansionTampabay.com (blog)
Florida Senate warns that intervention by Gov. Rick Scott would be ‘paternalistic’Bradenton Herald
Rick Scott sues feds over Obamacare, Low Income Pool dollarsSaintPetersBlog (blog)
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Gov. Rick Scott sues federal government for ‘coercing’ Medicaid expansion – Tampabay.com (blog)


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Gov. Rick Scott sues federal government for ‘coercing’ Medicaid expansion
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Today, Governor Rick Scott filed a lawsuit against President Obama’s federal healthcare agency for ending the Low Income Pool (LIP) healthcare program in an attempt to coerce the state to expand Medicaid under Obamacare. Governor Rick Scott and …
Florida Gov. Rick Scott files lawsuit against feds over hospital fundingMiami Herald (blog)
Gov. Rick Scott files lawsuit against federal governmentLocal 10
Rick Scott Sues Obama Over $1B Cuts to Healthcare FundingNewsmax
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Gov. Rick Scott’s blatant hypocrisy and political hardball from the state Senate – Bradenton Herald


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Gov. Rick Scott’s blatant hypocrisy and political hardball from the state Senate
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Rick Scott sent a missive to the Obama administration accusing federal officials of “bullying” Florida by connecting a state decision to expand Medicaid to Washington’s agreement to extend Low Income Pool aid to hospitals as partial reimbursement for …
Ruth: Why Rick Scott fights online voter registrationTampabay.com
Local Pension Bill Headed To Gov. ScottCBS Local
Gov. Scott may sign bill to allow Florida to isolate people suspected of being WWSB ABC 7
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Gov. Rick Scott threatens Republican senators with veto power – Tampabay.com


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Gov. Rick Scott threatens Republican senators with veto power
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Scott called senators a day after House and Senate leaders conceded that the impasse over whether the federal government will extend the $2.2 billion Low Income Pool, or LIP, program for hospitals and other health care providers will force lawmakers to …
Gov. Rick Scott declines Obama’s invitation to meet at Miami airportNaples Daily News
State Newspapers Chastise Gov. Rick Scott and Republican Legislators Over FCIR
Rick Scott turns up the heat on Florida Senate and hospitalsSaintPetersBlog (blog)
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Congressional Democrats send letter to Rick Scott calling on him to drop lawsuit – SaintPetersBlog (blog)

SaintPetersBlog (blog)Congressional Democrats send letter to Rick Scott calling on him to drop lawsuitSaintPetersBlog (blog)The letter writing surrounding Medicaid and Low Income Pool continues as ten Congressional Democrats sent a note to Gov. Rick Sc…

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Rick Scott says feds are ‘walking away’ from funding Florida’s Low Income Pool … – PolitiFact


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Rick Scott says feds are ‘walking away’ from funding Florida’s Low Income Pool
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Florida simply can’t trust the federal government to follow through on expanding Medicaid because Washington has already abandoned funding a current statewide health care program, Gov. Rick Scott says. Scott is pointing to the state’s loss of federal
Feds to Scott: expand Medicaid if you want hospital fundsWFTV Orlando
Battle over Florida Medicaid expansion is a big, big dealWashington Post (blog)
Senators question Scott’s handling of key part of health care reformJacksonville Business Journal (blog)
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Florida Gov. Rick Scott won’t backfill federal Low Income Pool funding for … – Bradenton Herald


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Florida Gov. Rick Scott won’t backfill federal Low Income Pool funding for
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If the state and federal government can’t reach an agreement on Florida’s Low Income Pool program, Gov. Rick Scott won’t backfill with program with state dollars, he said Wednesday. “Florida taxpayers fund our federal government and deserve to get a
Scott Pushes Feds To Approve Health Program MoneyCBS Local
Gov. Scott writes Obama: Keep federal LIP funds flowingOrlando Sentinel
Scott urges Obama to keep cash flowing to Florida hospitalsPalm Beach Post (blog)

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Rick Scott Balances New Budget With Money That Might Not Exist – FCIR


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Rick Scott Balances New Budget With Money That Might Not Exist
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Rick Scott’s budget, which includes $2 billion in federal funds for the Low Income Pool, or “LIP.” Half of the LIP is federal matching funds. The loss of this funding also puts pressure on the Legislature, which is to open its 2015 session in three weeks.
LIP Funding and the Tallahassee Spin FactorySunshine State News

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