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November 16, 2012 12:00 AM

Benefits of expanding Medicaid in Florida outweigh negative

When the U.S. Supreme Court upheld Obamacare, justices allowed states to opt out of a requirement to expand Medicaid coverage to all low-income citizens in 2014. A defiant Florida Gov. Rick Scott joined several other Republican governors in rejecting Medicaid expansion after the ruling. Scott's position on Medicaid is shortsighted and should be reconsidered.

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