By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
July 27, 2015
State-run health insurance markets that offer coverage under President Barack Obama's health law are struggling with high costs and disappointing enrollment. These challenges could lead more of them to turn over operations to the federal government or join forces with other states.
Opponents of Medicaid expansion like Steve Crisafulli, speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, must be high-fiving over a recent Associated Press report that surging Medicaid enrollment might strain the budgets of states that approved expansion.
By Dustin Wyatt, Daytona Beach News-Journal
July 20, 2015
The banquet hall contained local business leaders and legislators from both the House and Senate, but there was also a "monster in the room” during the Daytona Regional Chamber of Commerce’s legislative breakfast Friday.
Gov. Rick Scott visited Miami Gardens to promote his recent signing of legislation allowing parents to create a tax-free savings plan for their disabled children, even as thousands worry about the loss of state funding for another critical program.
The Affordable Care Act got a big boost from the Supreme Court in June. But some states are still dealing with fallout from a previous Supreme Court decision that left it up to states to decide whether or not to expand Medicaid.