In Turnaround, Fla. Gov. Agrees To Medicaid Expansion

Law360, Miami (February 20, 2013, 10:08 PM EST) -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who has been an outspoken critic of the president's health reform law, changed course Wednesday, announcing he would support a limited, three-year Medicaid expansion with federal funding.

In his long-awaited decision on optional Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, the governor said he supported a limited expansion of the program in the state for the three years that the federal government has pledged 100 percent funding. Also on Wednesday, he announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services had approved...
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