Health care cuts could be ‘on the table,’ said Florida lawmaker

The havoc of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has strained health care providers across the state, might not be enough to spare hospitals and nursing homes from Medicaid spending cuts in the coming year.

Top Republican leaders in the Florida House and Senate acknowledged on Feb. 18 a chance that lawmakers could make health care cuts as they struggle to craft a balanced budget amid the economic wreckage caused by the coronavirus.

“So, I would say that everything is on the table,” Senate President…