Florida Medicaid

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Midterm elections could impact Medicaid expansion

Five hotly contested governor races could have a big impact on Medicaid expansion. If the Democrats take Florida, Maine, Kansas, Wisconsin and Georgia, an additional 1.7 million people would likely become eligible for Medicaid coverage.

WellCare says it's changed since $138M fraud settlement

WellCare officials say the now competent, ethical company is submitting a contracting bid with the Fla. Medicaid program after tge Department of Justice's allegations that the insurer overcharged Medicare and Medicaid by about $46 million.

Blues plan enters Florida Medicaid market

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSF) is entering the state's Medicaid market with a joint venture agreement with Philadelphia-based AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies, announced last week.

Humana faces $3.3M fine for not reporting Medicaid fraud

Humana (NYSE: HUM) has been fined $3.3 million for failing to promptly report Medicaid fraud or abuse to Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration. The insurer hasn't disclosed what it

Blue Cross is entering Medicaid market

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida plans to enter the state's Medicaid program and compete in what might soon become a statewide managed care system. The announcement comes just days after Florida