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Sides in Florida Medicaid dispute meet with mediator

Orlando Sentinel, January 11, 2008
More than two years after filing a lawsuit aimed at improving health care for Florida's poorest children, lawyers representing the state's leading pediatric associations will meet for a mediation to settle the dispute with state officials. The class-action suit charges that more than 500,000 Medicaid-eligible Florida children are receiving no preventive health services "because of the defendants' violation of federal law."