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More than Just a Number! FCFEP Issue Brief Highlights What MAGI Means for Florida

FL: The Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy (FCFEP) published an issue brief on how the state’s use of Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI), the new methodology for calculating Medicaid/CHIP eligibility, will affect low-income Floridians. The brief notes that because the state will not expand Medicaid, tens of thousands of Floridian parents will become ineligible in 2014 under the application of the MAGI methodology.