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Business Brief: Florida Insurance Industry Wants Medicaid Expansion

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A disagreement over expanding Medicaid in Florida is blamed for the Florida House of Representatives’ going home without passing a budget last week.

In this week’s Business Brief, analyst John Burr shares with WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo why private insurance companies are rooting for the expansion of government health care in the Sunshine State.

You can follow Jessica Palombo @jessicapubradio.

Photo credit: "Florida State Capitol and Florida House Office" by Michael Rivera is used under CC BY-SA 3.0.