Mismanaging Managed Care: Senate Medicaid Proposal Risks Even More Than Before | Print |  E-mail
March 2011

The proposal for overhauling Florida Medicaid released through the Senate Budget Committee on Health and Human Services Appropriations calls for building on and expanding key aspects of the flawed Medicaid Reform Pilot.

It also borrows from the House's more expansive 2010 proposal to turn most Medicaid-related decisions entirely over to managed care plans.

One specific feature of the bill - installation of a hard cap on total Medicaid spending - likely makes the Senate proposal one of the biggest threats to Medicaid recipients ever seriously debated in the legislature.

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