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Mass Shootings: Maybe What We Need Is a Better Mental-Health Policy

Mass Shootings: Maybe What We Need Is a Better Mental-Health Policy | ValueOptions Government Relations | Scoop.it
What our in-depth investigation reveals about mental illness and America's mass killings with guns.

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Gov. Rick Scott embraces Medicaid expansion in Florida

Gov. Rick Scott embraces Medicaid expansion in Florida | ValueOptions Government Relations | Scoop.it

by JASON MILLMAN (Politico)

 

Florida Gov. Rick Scott — a fierce foe of Obamacare who fought it all the way to the Supreme Court — on Wednesday announced that he would accept the Medicaid expansion under the health law.

He is the seventh GOP governor to do so — and arguably the biggest political symbol of grudging Republican acceptance that Obamacare is the law of the land.

 

Scott had campaigned against the health legislation even before he began running for office, and Florida led the 26 states that fought it in court.

 

On Wednesday, that changed as he agreed to take the federally financed expansion that would cover more than 1 million people — at least for the first three years.

 

“While the federal government is committed to paying 100 percent of the cost of new people in Medicaid, I cannot in good conscience deny the uninsured access to care,” he explained in a speech late Wednesday.


Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/02/florida-gov-rick-scott-agrees-to-expand-medicaid-coverage-87874.html#ixzz2LXYCzRoD ;

 

 


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