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Rick Scott goes to Washington to talk LIP (again) as hospitals prepare for austere year

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As the rhetoric around Medicaid funding grows louder Florida hospitals, caught in a Medicaid financing war between the state and federal government, are beginning to brace for what a pared-back, austere budget might mean. On Tuesday Scott met with members of the Florida Congressional Delegation to update them on Florida’s “battle” with the administration over Low Income Pool funding, according to a press release issued by Gov. Rick Scott‘s office. LIP are supplemental Medicaid dollars made possible by a Medicaid…

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