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Affordable Care Act Enrollment Period Begins This Weekend

Uninsured Floridians will be able to sign up coverage during the upcoming enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act.

11/10/2014

A woman looks at the HealthCare.gov insurance exchange internet site October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. US President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare as it is commonly called, passed in March 2010, went into effect Tuesday at 8am EST. Heavy Internet traffic and system problems plagued the launch of the new health insurance exchanges Tuesday morning. Consumers attempting to log on were met with an error message early Tuesday due to an overload of Internet traffic. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER        (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Cheap & Expensive Federal Health Plans In Fla.

Millions of people across the U.S., including South Florida, can now enroll for coverage in the new government-run online health insurance exchanges but many encountered snarled web traffic and technical glitches during Tuesday’s big launch.

CBS Miami–10/02/2013

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Busy First Day For New Federal Healthcare Program

After years of build-up, the Affordable Care Act’s main component, insurance exchanges, went live at midnight Tuesday.

CBS Miami–10/01/2013

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Guaranteed Coverage For People With Pre-Existing Health Conditions

Health insurance companies can no longer deny or limit coverage for individuals with pre-existing health conditions.

07/22/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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UnitedHealthcare Loses Appeal On HMO Contracts

A Tallahassee appeals court this week rejected an appeal by UnitedHealthcare of Florida in a dispute about major changes in HMO coverage for state employees.

CBS4–12/09/2011

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State Urges Parents To Enroll Uninsured Children In KidCare

At a time when the U.S. economy is in turmoil, wouldn’t it be nice to know the cost of your kids healthcare is covered? It can be with the Florida KidCare program.

CBS4–08/10/2011

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House Repeals Health Care Law; So What Now?

It is a symbolic vote, but Republicans now controlling the political levers in the U.S House vowed that repeal of the health care reform law was priority one.

CBS4–01/19/2011

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