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DeSantis to Let Florida Businesses Pay Fees With Crypto

  • Blockchain tech mulled for vehicle titles, Medicaid payments
  • State needs to be ‘crypto-friendly,’ Governor DeSantis says
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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis proposed a program to let businesses pay state fees in digital currencies, part of a series of crypto-related proposals included in the state’s budget for next year. 

Speaking Thursday in Tallahassee, DeSantis also said the state would launch pilot programs to explore the use of blockchain technology for Medicaid payments and vehicle titles, with the latter running through the Department of Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.