Florida restores planned cuts to its Medically Needy program

October 2009
State Health Watch;Oct2009, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p1
The article announces that Florida Medicaid will receive about 5 billion U.S. dollars from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The federal funding will free up state money that would have been needed to finance the Medicaid program. The stimulus package will be in effect for 27 months and will require Florida to continue funding services to adults under the Medically Needy program and restore its Medicaid for the Aged and Disabled Program (Meds AD program) beyond July 1, 2009.


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