Health and Human Services

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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

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Florida Budget Snarled As Governor Challenges ‘Obamacare’

It’s hard to imagine Gov. Rick Scott was ever a supporter of “Obamacare.” But following his mother’s death, Scott had dropped his objections to President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

05/08/2015

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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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Health Secretary To Attend ACA Panel Discussion At FIU

U.S Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell will be in Miami Monday where she’ll take part in an Affordable Care Act Stakeholder panel discussion at Florida International University’s College of Law.

11/17/2014

Health Care Obamacare Affordable Care Act Insurance

Sebelius Visits S.Fla. For ACA Sign Up Event

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Kathleen Sebelius visited South Florida on Saturday to help kick off an event meant to help those wanting to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

03/29/2014

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Battier Joins Push To Sign People Up For ACA

Miami Heat forward Shane Battier will become the third member of the organization to make a public push to get people signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

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Sec. Sebelius In Florida Discussing Healthcare.Gov

She’s become the face of the Affordable Care Act’s botched roll out, but Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will return to the Sunshine State to talk about enrollment on healthcare.gov.

CBS Miami–11/19/2013

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Scott To Meet With HHS’ Sebelius To Discuss State Health Exchange

Although he recently softened his opposition to the looming health care mandate, Gov. Rick Scott is concerned the costs of a state health exchange could end up being greater than early estimates.

CBS4–11/17/2012

Birth Control

Gov’t. Rule Eliminates Co-Pays For Birth Control

Women on birth control have gotten a long-awaited financial reprieve from the Obama administration Friday.

CBS4–01/20/2012

President Barack Obama

Feds: Millions More Kids Insured Under “Obamacare”

The Affordable Care Act, also referred to as Obamacare, has been in effect for a little over a year; and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s making a big impact on health care for young adults.

CBS4–12/14/2011

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