Florida Health Care
The appointment of a Florida health official in Governor Rick Scott’s administration is in limbo.
Trying to build momentum amid continued opposition from House leaders, a Senate panel Tuesday approved a plan that would expand health coverage to an estimated 800,000 low-income Floridians.
Before the Florida Legislative season has even begun, they may be faced with a challenge to fill a $1 billion hole in the state’s health care budget.
Most Floridians support expanding Medicaid eligibility through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to a poll funded by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
While the state of Florida will fight before the United States Supreme Court against the health care reform law; new numbers were released Tuesday that showed fewer and fewer Floridians have private health insurance.
The Sunshine State led the charge against President Obama’s heath care plan, now newly released information shows Florida has the nation’s third highest rate of residents without health insurance.