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Florida ignores the deadline for the health exchange
« on: December 29, 2012, 02:55:39 PM »
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With a Friday deadline for states to notify the federal government if they plan to run health-insurance exchanges, Florida officials said they do not have enough information to move forward with an exchange.
http://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/blog/morning-edition/2012/12/florida-deadline-passes-still-no.html

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Re: Florida ignores the deadline for the health exchange
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2012, 03:04:40 PM »
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With a Friday deadline for states to notify the federal government if they plan to run health-insurance exchanges, Florida officials said they do not have enough information to move forward with an exchange.
http://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/blog/morning-edition/2012/12/florida-deadline-passes-still-no.html

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Re: Florida ignores the deadline for the health exchange
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2012, 03:20:35 PM »
I wouldn't call him the worse ever, he does have some communication challenges however.

Florida is not billions in debt like many other states right now. (ie: California and Illinois)It is not borrowing to the hilt to make things happen.

I understand that he has been meeting with Sibelius (Sec HHR) on some concerns he has about the exchanges. So he is not sitting on his hands about it.

Are you upset that he doesn't just accept these mandates verbatim?  I can't say he has been the most outstanding political leader ever, but at least he is not afraid to ask some of the tough questions.

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Re: Florida ignores the deadline for the health exchange
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2012, 04:11:45 PM »
I wouldn't call him the worse ever, he does have some communication challenges however.

Florida is not billions in debt like many other states right now. (ie: California and Illinois)It is not borrowing to the hilt to make things happen.

I understand that he has been meeting with Sibelius (Sec HHR) on some concerns he has about the exchanges. So he is not sitting on his hands about it.

Are you upset that he doesn't just accept these mandates verbatim?  I can't say he has been the most outstanding political leader ever, but at least he is not afraid to ask some of the tough questions.
I stopped believing in Rick Scott after "In 1987, at age 34, he co-founded Columbia Hospital Corporation with two business partners; this merged with Hospital Corporation of America in 1989 to form Columbia/HCA and eventually became the largest private for-profit health care company in the U.S. He resigned as Chief Executive of Columbia/HCA in 1997 amid a controversy over the company's business and Medicare billing practices; the company ultimately admitted to fourteen felonies and agreed to pay the federal government over $600 million; Scott was not implicated.[4][5][6][7][8] Scott later became a venture capitalist."

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Re: Florida ignores the deadline for the health exchange
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2012, 12:30:31 AM »
I wouldn't call him the worse ever, he does have some communication challenges however.

Florida is not billions in debt like many other states right now. (ie: California and Illinois)It is not borrowing to the hilt to make things happen.

I understand that he has been meeting with Sibelius (Sec HHR) on some concerns he has about the exchanges. So he is not sitting on his hands about it.

Are you upset that he doesn't just accept these mandates verbatim?  I can't say he has been the most outstanding political leader ever, but at least he is not afraid to ask some of the tough questions.
I stopped believing in Rick Scott after "In 1987, at age 34, he co-founded Columbia Hospital Corporation with two business partners; this merged with Hospital Corporation of America in 1989 to form Columbia/HCA and eventually became the largest private for-profit health care company in the U.S. He resigned as Chief Executive of Columbia/HCA in 1997 amid a controversy over the company's business and Medicare billing practices; the company ultimately admitted to fourteen felonies and agreed to pay the federal government over $600 million; Scott was not implicated.[4][5][6][7][8] Scott later became a venture capitalist."

OK, everything you just stated either makes him a great entrepreneur, or a lousy post merger CEO.  But you didn't state anything he has done as governor that makes him deserving as the worse.

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Re: Florida ignores the deadline for the health exchange
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2012, 05:23:15 AM »
I wouldn't call him the worse ever, he does have some communication challenges however.

Florida is not billions in debt like many other states right now. (ie: California and Illinois)It is not borrowing to the hilt to make things happen.

I understand that he has been meeting with Sibelius (Sec HHR) on some concerns he has about the exchanges. So he is not sitting on his hands about it.

Are you upset that he doesn't just accept these mandates verbatim?  I can't say he has been the most outstanding political leader ever, but at least he is not afraid to ask some of the tough questions.
I stopped believing in Rick Scott after "In 1987, at age 34, he co-founded Columbia Hospital Corporation with two business partners; this merged with Hospital Corporation of America in 1989 to form Columbia/HCA and eventually became the largest private for-profit health care company in the U.S. He resigned as Chief Executive of Columbia/HCA in 1997 amid a controversy over the company's business and Medicare billing practices; the company ultimately admitted to fourteen felonies and agreed to pay the federal government over $600 million; Scott was not implicated.[4][5][6][7][8] Scott later became a venture capitalist."

OK, everything you just stated either makes him a great entrepreneur, or a lousy post merger CEO.  But you didn't state anything he has done as governor that makes him deserving as the worse.

Makes him a slimy crook profiting off the government and the misery of others.

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Re: Florida ignores the deadline for the health exchange
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2012, 09:02:55 AM »
Florida isn't the only ones opting out of these exchanges.  The question seems to be who has to pick up the bill down the line, the state or the feds/

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Re: Florida ignores the deadline for the health exchange
« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2012, 11:44:55 AM »
As far as I'm concerned the governors of these States want Healthcare reform to fail. Yet they don't have a better plan in the works.

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Re: Florida ignores the deadline for the health exchange
« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2012, 05:53:01 PM »
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While a final tally won’t come until at least today, 32 states have said they’ll let the U.S. build all or most of their exchanges or are expected to, according to Avalere Health, a Washington-based consultant. Sixteen and Washington, D.C. said they plan to build their own, with the rest unclear. That puts the onus on the Obama administration to set up the marketplaces at the heart of the Affordable Care Act’s mandate to expand medical coverage to as many as 30 million people.
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-14/obama-to-control-most-health-exchanges-as-states-opt-out.html

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Re: Florida ignores the deadline for the health exchange
« Reply #9 on: December 30, 2012, 07:04:26 PM »
The Governor and Legislature deferred action hoping Obama would not win re-election....but, in the end, I'm betting Florida will opt in.

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Re: Florida ignores the deadline for the health exchange
« Reply #10 on: December 30, 2012, 07:13:59 PM »
I guess you can't blame a slimy business man of being a slimy business man