FHIX Program

Senate President Andy Gardiner during a press conference pushing the Senate's "FHIX" proposal--a privatized version of Medicaid expansion.
Keta Browning / WFSU News

Chances the Legislature will break a stalemate over health care in next week’s special session appear remote. Senate President Andy Gardiner, an Orlando Republican, has a new proposal to provide insurance to 800,000 Floridians, but the governor and House speaker oppose it.

Senate President Andy Gardiner during a press conference pushing the Senate's "FHIX" proposal--a privatized version of Medicaid expansion.
Keta Browning / WFSU News

While the federal government has prolonged talks of expanding Florida’s Medicaid program, statewide business leaders head to the Capitol in support of the Senate’s proposed solution.