Florida Health Care

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Names Hospital Panel Without Hospital Executives

Gov. Rick Scott on Monday appointed nine people — none of them hospital executives, and only one of whom appears to have significant medical experience — to a commission meant to examine the economics of health care and hospitals in Florida.

05/12/2015

Florida Money

Florida Health Centers Get $5M From Federal Government

The Obama administration is spending $5 million to fund 10 new community health centers in the Sunshine State.

05/11/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

No Agreement Between Florida Gov., Feds On Medicaid

Amid the battle to pass a new budget, Florida Governor Rick Scott said no agreement has been reached with the Obama administration on health care financing issues.

05/06/2015

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Florida Gov. Scott Health Official Appointment In Limbo

The appointment of a Florida health official in Governor Rick Scott’s administration is in limbo.

04/07/2015

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State Senate Moves Forward On Health Expansion

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.

03/11/2015

AP

Medicaid Fight May Cost Florida $1 Billion Federal Grant

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.

02/28/2015

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Poll: Most Floridians Want Medicaid Expanded Via Obamacare

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).

CBS4–01/24/2013

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Fewer Floridians Have Private Health Insurance

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.

CBS4–12/20/2011

Heart Health

Florida Ranks #3 In Nation For Uninsured

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.

CBS4–09/13/2011