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PRESS CONFERENCE: Rep. Ted Deutch, Broward Health Officials to Call for Medicaid Expansion Solution in State Legislature

Washington, DC | May 27, 2015

As the Florida state legislature heads into a special session next week, Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-21) will hold a press conference tomorrow, Thursday, May 28, 2015, with Broward County health officials and elected leaders to call for a resolution to the current impasse over Medicaid expansion. More than 800,000 Floridians are currently eligible for basic coverage through the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion, but the decision to grant that access rests with the state legislature. Last week, the federal government announced a reduction in temporary funding that reimburses Florida hospitals for the uncompensated care they provide to uninsured Floridians, arguing instead for a more cos...

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Voting Record

Date Bill Vote
5/21 H.Res. 274 Nay
5/21 H.R. 2262 Nay
5/20 H.R. 880 Nay
5/20 H.R. 880 Yea
5/20 H.R. 1806 No
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