With only four days left in the legislative session, Senate Appropriations Chairman Joe Negron acknowledged Monday it is “unlikely” that lawmakers will agree on an alternative to expanding Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act.
Negron, R-Stuart, made the comments as the Senate prepares to vote Tuesday on a plan he has drawn up to offer private health insurance to low-income Floridians. The House passed a vastly different proposal last week, and the two chambers remain far apart.
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