Gov. Rick Scott learned last week that the Obama administration has given Florida permission to transfer 87,000 elderly and disabled Medicaid recipients into a new managed care program the state claims will save money. So he asked for an immediate decision on the state’s other request — to transfer millions more Medicaid recipients into managed care.
Not so fast. The feds are allowing the state to move its most vulnerable citizens into a program that has not been proven to save money or increase quality. What is the governor willing to offer in return?
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