In FL, a healthcare quandary
Almost overnight, Florida has gone from being an ardent opponent of the federal health-care law to a laboratory for an ambitious experiment under it. If state lawmakers back Gov. Rick Scott's plan to expand Medicaid, it will be an experiment with a determinedly free-market twist. Scott's turnabout on Medicaid last Wednesday came a few hours after the federal government tentatively approved his application to fully privatize the federal-state program for the poor.
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