House Speaker Will Weatherford’s poignant tale of his family being helped by a state “safety net” after his 2-year-old brother died of cancer underwent another change Wednesday.
Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, said he has now learned that his family’s bills were covered by the Medically Needy program, which helps families dealing with catastrophic illnesses who would not ordinarily qualify for Medicaid because their incomes are too high.
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