From the preliminary report
sent to lawmakers Monday night by the Stephen Group
— the consultant hired the Legislative Health Reform Task Force
In addition, DHS has indicated that in October of 2014 they had done a special data extract run to determine what percentage of the PO population was at 0% of FPL. The answer at the time was approximately 40%. DHS has indicated that they do not believe that this percentage has changed significantly.
The state's income verification system flagged all
beneficiaries who had no income according to the latest state wage data, a fact that state officials did not bother to explain until responding to our reporting