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Florida Spent $214m Treating ILLEGALS in the ER

Via oneoldvet.com » Submitted On Thu, 02/14/2013 - 11:12am by Dakota

Published February 14, 2013 at 6:01 am BIZJORNAL | Florida spent $214 million in 2011 on medical care for illegal immigrants in the emergency room, according to a Kaiser Health News article. The $2 billion federal program, called Emergency Medicaid, was passed in the late 1980s when hospital emergency rooms were required to treat all patients coming through the door.

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