Business Brief: Florida Insurance Industry Wants Medicaid Expansion

May 1, 2015

The Florida House adjourned Tuesday after failing to come to a consensus with the Florida Senate over the state budget.
Credit Michael Rivera / Wikimedia Commons

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.