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Why Florida Blue “Canceled” Insurance Policies

If you believe the headlines, millions of American’s health insurance policies are being cancelled at the moment—that includes Florida where letters are hitting mailboxes canceling some 300,000 Florida Blue Policies.

10/29/2013

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Report: Millions Could Be Forced To Change Health Insurance Plans

When the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, was signed into law, one of the pitches was “If you like your doctor or health care plan, you can keep it.” That statement could come back to haunt the White House because while it’s partially correct, the reality is much more nuanced and those nuances could be what causes headaches for millions of individual insurance customers.

CBS Miami–10/29/2013

The website for healthcare.gov experienced issues during the launch October 1, 2013.  (Source: healthcare.gov)

Affordable Care Act Options May Depend On Where You Live

Despite technical glitches with the Affordable Care Act’s under-performing website, some people have managed to maneuver through the site only to find limited options.

CBS4–10/24/2013

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Protect Your Fantasy Football Investment

From protecting your car and home to your pet’s health, you can buy insurance for anything.

CBS Miami–10/06/2013

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

Heavy rain created high-water conditions in portions of the Everglades. (Source: CBS4)

Large Flood Insurance Rate Hikes Loom On Horizon

Thousands of homeowners across Florida are set to see major increases in their flood insurance costs if the federal government doesn’t act to delay or cancel the rise in rates.

CBS Miami–09/30/2013

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Flood Insurance Rate Hikes Under Fire From States

The Mississippi Department of Insurance filed a lawsuit against the federal government Friday that Floridians should pay special attention to if they own a home or may be buying a home soon.

CBS Miami–09/27/2013

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BSO Works To Get Uninsured Drivers Off The Road

Dozens of deputies on motorcycles roared out of BSO headquarters Wednesday morning on a mission to get drivers who aren’t following the law and end up costing each American family about $950 dollars a year.

09/25/2013

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Miami-Dade Vows To Defy Gov. Scott On ACA Navigators

Miami-Dade County is joining Broward County in a move to ignore Governor Rick Scott’s decision to ban healthcare navigators from state health department buildings.

09/25/2013

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