Health Care Reform
The Florida Legislature has essentially killed a plan from Governor Rick Scott to expand Medicaid coverage to roughly 1 million of Florida’s poorest residents as part of the Affordable Care Act.
While talk in October often focuses on budgets, Halloween, and football; for hospitals, October 1, 2012 represents a completely new way they will be paid by Medicare for providing health care under the Affordable Care Act.
Robert Macaulay and Joel Perwin, two local Harvard educated attorneys sat down with CBS4′s Jim DeFede to discuss this weeks Supreme Court decisions including Health Care and Immigration.
The state of Florida was turned away by the United States Supreme Court almost completely Thursday morning in the state’s challenge to the Affordable Care Act.
Fresh off the decision from President Barack Obama to halt the deportation of hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants; the Obama campaign is hitting the Spanish-language media telling Hispanics how the Affordable Care Act will help them.
As President Barack Obama’s signature accomplishment, health care reform, appears to be poised to be struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court; the question over what to do about health care has reemerged.
The state of Florida will take its case against President Barack Obama’s health care reform law before the Supreme Court from March 26th through March 28th.
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.
When the state of Florida and several other states take their fight against health care reform before the Supreme Court, it won’t be any of the state attorneys general arguing the case.
The GOP-led Florida Senate passed a powerless piece of legislation Monday that would prohibit Floridians from being required to purchase health insurance.