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