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Pending Medicaid cuts raise concerns in Florida

Miami Herald, March 6, 2008
Cutbacks in the Medicaid program would have dire consequences for both the healthcare industry and poor people who depend on the services, according to leaders of Florida's hospitals, nursing homes, doctors, the healthcare union and spokesmen for the poor. Even without the cuts, some Florida officials are complaining about the services that Medicaid provides now, particularly in Broward County, where a pilot project puts poor patients into managed-care programs.