House Republicans’ bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would cap spending for Medicaid, which covers an estimated 4.3 million Floridians. A cap per Medicaid beneficiary as proposed under the legislation could force Florida hospitals and counties to spend more to cover low-income and uninsured residents, experts say. In this photo, cancer survivor Margalie Williams and others show their support during rally in Miami on March 2.
House Republicans’ bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would cap spending for Medicaid, which covers an estimated 4.3 million Floridians. A cap per Medicaid beneficiary as proposed under the legislation could force Florida hospitals and counties to spend more to cover low-income and uninsured residents, experts say. In this photo, cancer survivor Margalie Williams and others show their support during rally in Miami on March 2. AL DIAZ adiaz@miamiherald.com
House Republicans’ bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would cap spending for Medicaid, which covers an estimated 4.3 million Floridians. A cap per Medicaid beneficiary as proposed under the legislation could force Florida hospitals and counties to spend more to cover low-income and uninsured residents, experts say. In this photo, cancer survivor Margalie Williams and others show their support during rally in Miami on March 2. AL DIAZ adiaz@miamiherald.com

Medicaid spending caps in GOP health plan could be costly for Florida, experts say

March 07, 2017 07:37 PM

UPDATED March 07, 2017 09:13 PM

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