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Judge sets date in settlement of decade-old Medicaid reimbursement lawsuit

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A Miami federal judge has agreed to a hearing date for the settlement of a decade-old class-action lawsuit over children’s Medicaid services in Florida. LobbyTools reports that Friday the judge set a June 28 hearing to formally consider the settlement in a suit that seeks to increase medical and dental services to nearly 2 million Florida children. Pediatricians are hopeful the state will honor its agreement. “Like any settlement, it’s a compromise,” says attorney Carl Goldfarb, who represents pediatricians. “Both…

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