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Rick Scott’s healthcare commission narrows its focus to Medicaid, hospitals only

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What started out as a review of “taxpayer-funded” healthcare commission has been, so far, limited to Medicaid only. And apparently, hospitals only, even though the executive order creating the blue ribbon panel mentions insurance companies, managed-care plans and healthcare providers. The Commission on Healthcare and Hospital Funding held its second meeting in Orlando on Tuesday and continued to focus only on hospitals and has not discussed the role that insurance companies or managed-care plans–some of which also received Medicaid dollars–play…

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