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Florida Gov. Is doing an Obama?

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Florida Gov. Is doing an Obama?

Postby Cornbread » Sun Jul 01, 2012 9:40 pm

Obama lost the a part of the immigration lawsuit, so he just said that he will not have the federal government enforce or cooperate with the state of Arizona in their effort to protect themselves from illegals running rampant.

So, now that obamacare has become constitutional, because it is a tax, well....

Governor Scott: Florida Will Not Implement Insurance Exchanges or Expand Medicare

Florida, the state the led the fight against President Obama's health care law, will not comply with the Supreme Court opinion.
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won't "implement these exchanges that will increase the cost of health and make Medicaid worse."

Scott claims Medicaid has been growing in Florida at three-and-half times the state's general revenue. He calls the law the "biggest job killer ever" and says Floridians cannot afford the $1.9 billion dollar increase he believes the law will cost.
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Scott claims he is not alone. He says other Republican governors like Scott Walker of Wisconsin, Rick Perry of Texas and Bobby Jindal of Louisiana are with him.

Read more: http://politics.blogs.foxnews.com/2012/ ... z1zQeL2TxL




Will he whine and file lawsuits when the individual states do exactly what he ordered his federal government to do?
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Re: Florida Gov. Is doing an Obama?

Postby fisticuffs » Mon Jul 02, 2012 12:36 pm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Scott
Columbia/HCA fraud case details

On March 19, 1997, investigators from the FBI, the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Health and Human Services served search warrants at Columbia/HCA facilities in El Paso and on dozens of doctors with suspected ties to the company.[21] The Columbia/HCA board of directors pressured Scott to resign as Chairman and CEO following the inquiry.[22] He was paid $9.88 million in a settlement. He also left owning 10 million shares of stock worth over $350 million.[23][24][25] In 1999, Columbia/HCA changed its name back to HCA, Inc.

In settlements reached in 2000 and 2002, Columbia/HCA pled guilty to 14 felonies and agreed to a $600+ million fine in the largest fraud settlement in US history. Columbia/HCA admitted systematically overcharging the government by claiming marketing costs as reimbursable, by striking illegal deals with home care agencies, and by filing false data about use of hospital space. They also admitted fraudulently billing Medicare and other health programs by inflating the seriousness of diagnoses and to giving doctors partnerships in company hospitals as a kickback for the doctors referring patients to HCA. They filed false cost reports, fraudulently billing Medicare for home health care workers, and paid kickbacks in the sale of home health agencies and to doctors to refer patients. In addition, they gave doctors "loans" never intending to be repaid, free rent, free office furniture, and free drugs from hospital pharmacies.[4][5][6][7][8]

In late 2002, HCA agreed to pay the U.S. government $631 million, plus interest, and pay $17.5 million to state Medicaid agencies, in addition to $250 million paid up to that point to resolve outstanding Medicare expense claims.[26] In all, civil law suits cost HCA more than $2 billion to settle, by far the largest fraud settlement in US history.[27]
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