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Florida’s Medicaid reform pilot is saving money, UF study finds

Published: Jan 29th, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Health care plans in the Florida Medicaid Reform Pilot project have done a better job of controlling costs than Florida’s traditional Medicaid program, according to a new University of Florida study. An initial estimation suggests the reform pilot reduced costs by about 18 percent, had expenditures increased at the same rate as experienced in the non-reform counties.

Circumcisions in older boys and related costs skyrocket in Florida, UF Health study shows

Circumcisions in older boys and related costs skyrocket in Florida, UF Health study shows

Published: Nov 13th, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Circumcisions in Florida boys over the age of 1 have increased dramatically in recent years, doubling costs to the state, a study by University of Florida Health surgical researchers shows.