In a move that creates a $5 billion divide with the House, the Senate released a budget proposal Thursday that banks on expanding health-care coverage for low-income Floridians and extending a critical funding program for hospitals.
Trying to build momentum amid continued opposition from House leaders, a Senate panel Tuesday approved a plan that would expand health coverage to an estimated 800,000 low-income Floridians.
Florida is set to lose more than $1 billion in aid to hospitals around the state if doesn’t expand its Medicaid program.
Looking for ways to expand health-care coverage, a Senate committee next week is slated to consider a wide-ranging proposal that would set up a new insurance-exchange program, according to documents filed Thursday.
Those wanting to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act should do so before or on Sunday.
After its very rocky roll out, Obamacare is taking off. And nowhere is enrollment higher than here in Florida. One-point-one million Floridians have signed up this year. But now, as CBS4’s Rick Folbaum explained, the U.S. Supreme Court is deciding a case that could all but strip Florida residents of the healthcare safety net they’ve only just been able to afford.
February 15th is the deadline for open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The Healthcare Nation Awareness Foundation, or HNAF, is a local nonprofit whose mission is to increase enrollment by education and empowerment. We focus on how the organization is reaching out and how you can take advantage of the services it offers.
Time is running out to sign up for health insurance and have that coverage take effect starting January 1st. Monday, December 15th, is the final day to sign up to meet the deadline.
Health organizations throughout the state hosted sign up events as the health insurance enrollment season kicked off for its second year on Saturday.
Former U.S. Representative Newt Gingrich and his wife Callista Gingrich are making a stop in Fort Lauderdale this weekend.