Monthly Archives: July 2012

Politifact Florida: In expressing his strong opposition to the Affordable Care Act, Scott also got his facts wrong. He gave a one-sided and misleading account of how much the Medicaid expansion would cost the state, badly misrepresented requirements on small businesses and used a widely debunked talking point about "rationing"

Fact-checking Rick Scott on the health care law By Angie Drobnic Holan, Katie Sanders, Aaron SharockmanPublished on Monday, July 2nd, 2012 at 8:34 p.m. Related rulings: A company with “20 employees” could go “out of business” because of health care law requirements to buy insurance. Rick Scott, Friday, June 29th, 2012. Ruling: Pants on Fire! | Details The Medicaid expansion is “going to cost Florida $1.9 billion a year.”   Rick Scott, Monday, July 2nd, 2012. Ruling: False | Details Says the health care law rations care, like systems in Canada and Great Britain. Rick Scott, Monday, July 2nd, 2012. Ruling: False | Details Share this article: Gov. Rick Scott discusses the proposed Medicaid expansion July 2, 2012, on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” Florida Gov. Rick Scott […]

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A Family Member HomeCare, A Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach Home Health Care Agency Supports the Affordable Care Act Implementation in Florida

Politifact Florida Notes that Florida Governor Rick Scott, in expressing his strong opposition to the Affordable Care Act, also got his facts wrong. He gave a one-sided and misleading account of how much the Medicaid expansion would cost the state, badly misrepresented requirements on small businesses and used a widely debunked talking point about “rationing.” What Florida COULD have . . . below: The Affordable Care Act: Immediate Benefits for Florida Small business tax credits.  290,000 small businesses in Florida could be helped by a new small business tax credit that makes it easier for businesses to provide coverage to their workers and makes premiums more affordable.1  Small businesses pay, on average, 18 percent more than large businesses for the […]

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A Family Member HomeCare, a Florida Home Health Care Agency, Reminds Affordable Care Act Requires Health Insurers to Meet Basic Standards on Payment Denial Appeals

Has Your Health Insurer Denied Payment for a Medical Service? You Have a Right to Appeal From HealthCare.gov  For a handy, printable appeal tracking sheet, click here. The Affordable Care Act, the health care reform law passed in 2010, requires many health plans to meet basic standards regarding internal appeals and external review processes. An internal appeal is when you ask your insurance company to determine if its first decision to deny coverage was a correct one.  An external review happens if your insurance company determines that its decision to deny coverage was correct and you believe that decision was in error.  In an external review, you request that somebody outside the plan make a determination.  Consumers have the following rights: […]

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