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New mandates stall decisions on $1 billion in health care spending

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All indications are Florida will get the additional $1 billion in federal funding it needs to help pay the health care costs for the poor and disabled.

But a state panel on Tuesday deferred action on any legislative recommendations on how the money should be spent, asking that it be given more time in order for people to lobby the Florida congressional delegation to change a new federal requirement on how $50 million of the total is spent.

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