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Advocates raise issues about how states handle Medicaid managed care Patient advocates are urging higher oversight of the private programs Read more . In other news, a Philadelphia couple details their struggle to get health insurance for their son. Kaiser Health News: Advocates Urge More Government Oversight Of Medicaid Managed Treatment When the federal government recently provided Florida the green light to vastly broaden its test out privatizing Medicaid, patient advocates raised an alarm. They cited serious issues with the state's five-county pilot managed care program and urged close monitoring of the firms that run private Medicaid plans to ensure that they don't scrimp on care .