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Commissioners reverse decision to end Medicaid trips

Posted on September 22, 2010

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A state program that pays Pasco County to provide rides to doctors' offices for Medicaid-eligible clients was never fully reimbursed and actually lost the paratransit program $100,000 last year, the St. Petersburg Times reports. But ending participation in the program would also remove other funding sources — up to $500,000 for other programs for the elderly and disabled — leading commissioners to decide to continue providing the Medicaid transportation service. To read the full story, click here.

 

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