Kaiser Health News
Major insurer Florida Blue could raise rates in 2015 for people who enrolled through the federal health-care exchange after seeing a large number of older and sicker enrollees.
Just five years ago, Florida was considered one of the worst in the nation when it came down to health outcomes and high costs, according to Florida Hospital Association (FHA). Now the state is doing what it can to improve quality for patients and save money under the Affordable Care Act.
A program to help Florida kids who are poor, but not poor enough for Medicaid, is not growing despite a poor economy that’s leaving parents without extra money or, in some cases, jobs and health insurance for their families.