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Ruling Keeps Coverage For Floridians, But Doesn’t End Debate

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a crucial interpretation of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, preserving health insurance for more than 1 million Floridians but providing no larger solutions to the national or statewide divisions on the law.

06/25/2015

Carole and Mike Driscoll said they are grateful the Supreme Court decided to back Obamacare. (Source: CBS4)

Local Family Grateful SCOTUS Backs Obamacare

One South Florida family is breathing a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court’s decision to back Obamacare.

06/25/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio Disagrees With High Court Ruling On Health Law

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio says the U.S. Supreme Court decisions on a key provision of the President’s health care law and state bans on gay marriage should not be the final word on either issue.

06/25/2015

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)

Gov. Scott Drops Medicaid, Hospital Funds Lawsuit

Florida Governor Rick Scott dropped his lawsuit against the Obama administration on Medicaid expansion and hospital funds.

06/25/2015

November 15, 2014: People signing up for healthcare at an open enrollment.  (Source: CBS4)

Supreme Court Ruling A Victory For Florida, Obamacare

A major victory for the 1.6 million people in Florida who have insurance through the federal health insurance marketplace.

06/25/2015

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Florida’s Battle Over Health Care Likely To Return In 2016

The budget battle between Republicans in the Florida Legislature will likely continue in 2016, despite a temporary truce.

06/20/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media during a visit to SeaLand shipping lines new Intra-Americas headquarters on January 23, 2015 in Miramar, Florida. Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014 and since December 2010, Florida has added 728,500 private-sector jobs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Signs Patient Information Bill

In a move that supporters say could help prevent seniors from getting hit with unexpected medical bills, Gov. Rick Scott has signed a measure aimed at clearing up confusion when patients go from hospitals to nursing homes.

06/11/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

House Takes Different Approach In Health Care Revamp

After rejecting a controversial expansion of health coverage for low-income Floridians, House Republicans took a far-different approach Wednesday to revamping the state’s health-care system.

06/11/2015

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Feds: No Need For Mediation In Scott’s Medicaid Lawsuit

In the battle over federal hospital funds, the Obama administration says no mediation is needed despite Florida Governor Rick Scott’s request for it.

06/09/2015

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House Poised To Vote Down Senate’s Medicaid Expansion Bill

House Republicans seemed poised to vote down the Senate’s Medicaid expansion bill.

06/04/2015

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