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Fla. Senate Stands Firm Behind $50B Medicaid Alternative

Law360, Miami (April 29, 2013, 10:46 PM EDT) -- An elusive accord on expanding health care coverage for low-income Floridians, as mandated by the federal Affordable Care Act, looks even shakier after the Senate advanced a plan Monday that calls for using more than $50 billion in federal funding that the lower chamber has refused to accept.

The two houses were said to be negotiating a compromise last week, according to a report from The Associated Press, but on Monday the Senate took up H.B. 7169, which the House passed had Friday, and replaced the contents...
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