Florida might try to withdraw from Medicaid | Print |

But it's not clear that the state would actually be willing to leave the program, said Karen Woodall, interim executive director of the Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy, a think tank in Tallahassee that focuses on issues for low- and middle-income families. Woodall said that move would cause an uproar among medical-care providers that count on Medicaid dollars to help fund their operations.

"We're not going to make that up somewhere else," she said. "That would be a very ridiculous thing to do."

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