Sink report: Giving docs immunity to serve Medicaid patients would cost taxpayers $69 million

Posted: January 3, 2011 in Political Stuff, Uncategorized
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Alex Sink

As the Legislature and now Gov.-elect Rick Scott consider giving doctors immunity from lawsuits in return for treating Medicaid patients, a new report warns that such an arrangement would cost taxpayers at least $69 million a year.

Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink, who lost to Scott in November, commissioned the actuarial report last month after lawmakers indicated they are considering extending sovereign immunity to Medicaid providers.

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  1. You may have not intended to do so, but I think you have managed to express the state of mind that a lot of people are in. The sense of wanting to help, but not knowing how or where, is something a lot of us are going through.

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