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For-profit hospitals ask Gov. Rick Scott to raise their taxes

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The for-profit hospital chain Hospital Corporation of America is asking Gov. Rick Scott to raise taxes on hospitals. Presidents from the four HCA hospital regions in Florida sent a letter to Scott regarding the  Commission on Healthcare and Hospital Funding saying that the Low Income Pool is not a long- term solution and that Scott consider increasing a tax hospitals currently pay and putting the new revenue into an increase in hospital base rates. Current base rates are insufficient to…

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