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Struggling state-sponsored health insurance program is being managed by Tallahassee lobbyist

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Interesting report from Christine Jordan Sexton: A struggling state-sponsored health insurance program is being managed by Tallahassee lobbyist and political operative Lauren McCarthy, who receives $5,000 a month for part-time work. Meanwhile, state records still list her as representing private clients with ties to the health-care industry. Florida Health Choices, planned as an insurance exchange for people seeking non-traditional, inexpensive benefits, hired McCarthy in late July to work for up to five months getting the organization set up. McCarthy isn’t…

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