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Former Foster Kids Gain Health Insurance Under ACA

Nearly 10,000 teens and young adults who aged out of foster care in Florida are eligible for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

04/29/2014

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Medicaid Enrollment On The Rise In Florida

Florida’s Medicaid rolls are expanding under the Affordable Care Act. While the state’s Republican lawmakers remain staunchly opposed to expanding Medicaid, an additional 245,000 Floridians signed up for it on top of the previous average monthly enrollments.

04/10/2014

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House Democrats Pick At Budget

The House is poised to approve a $75.3 billion budget proposal after several hours of at-times testy but mostly tame debate Wednesday about the spending plan for the year that begins July 1.

04/02/2014

Health Care

Jackson Employees Head To Tally To Fight For Medicaid Expansion

The Florida Legislature’s opposition to anything related to the Affordable Care Act is well documented, but a group of doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers from South Florida will still try to change that attitude.

CBS Miami–03/26/2014

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

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Nurse Practitioners Could Soon Prescribe Controlled Substances

The next time you need a medication, a doctor may not be the one prescribing it.

03/06/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Jackson Memorial Faces Funding Hit Due To New Law

Large hospitals in the Miami-area who serve the uninsured and Medicaid patients are expected to be hard hit under a new funding law.

03/02/2014

Health Care

Florida Medicaid Expansion Losing Steam

As many other Republican-led states grudgingly begin to implement forms of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, the prospects for expansion in Florida is looking increasingly grim.

CBS Miami–02/28/2014

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Fla. Medicaid Decision May Cost Businesses Millions

The GOP-led Florida Legislature quickly rejected Medicaid expansion as part of the Affordable Care Act a few years ago, but the decision may impact a key Republican constituency, businesses.

CBS Miami–01/22/2014

(Source: AP)

Republican Rene Garcia Re-Introducing Medicaid Expansion Bill

Hialeah Republican state Senator Rene Garcia is once again trying to secure $51 billion in Medicaid funding available to the state under the Affordable Care Act.

CBS Miami–01/21/2014

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