Scott said during a meeting with Republican governors from around the country that he expects
"I will work with President-elect Trump and Vice President-elect Pence to come up with a plan that we can afford that drives down costs," Scott during a Tuesday news conference at the annual
Scott also briefly met with reporters where he mentioned a 2018 run against
However, Scott said his focus for the next two years is to be governor.
Scott said his health care plan would make better use of technology like telemedicine, which allows doctors and patients to interact through video conference. State lawmakers will address regulation for telemedicine during next year's legislative session.
Trump's repeal would provide Scott with a chance to assemble a state health care plan without the heavy federal oversight that governs the state's existing
"If you leave it to the federal government, they'll have a top-down approach that works the exact same for
"I think it's important to emphasize quality, which is something the governor has mentioned many times," said Ungru, who is also a corporate affairs adviser for the Jones Walker consulting firm in
Scott and other
Trump's planned repeal of the Affordable Care Act was the top issue discussed during a panel discussion offered as one of two Tuesday public events.
"Now, as we've all heard about Obamacare, people are finding out they cost too much," Walker said. "Give us the money and let us decide what to do."
Trump's repeal of the Affordable Care Act could also affect
"Since it's the law people will be able to enroll, but that doesn't mean the law will change,"
Scott promised to move after Trump's repeal at a speed "like business."
"We're going to go as fast as the federal government can go," Scott said. "I used to say in business, I will never slow you down. I will work day and night to get all of my stuff done as soon as possible. Especially with the federal government -- we will move as fast as they can move."
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