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Legislative agency pans Florida Medicaid experiment

AP/Miami Herald, June 19, 2009
The Florida Legislature's watchdog agency has recommended against expanding an experimental Medicaid program, once touted by former Gov. Jeb Bush as a national model, unless more data can be obtained. The Office of Program Policy Analysis & Government Accountability issued a final report saying little data is available to show the pilot program that uses private health management companies has improved access to medical care or its quality since its October 2006 launch.