Medicaid Projections Cloud Predicted ForecastDespite a transition to managed care meant to tame huge increases in Medicaid spending, the health-care program for low-income Floridians still threatens to consume almost half of the state's revenue growth, an economist told lawmakers Tuesday.
Florida Healthy Kids Blames Obamacare For Price IncreasesStarting next month, health insurance premiums for thousands of children will increase, according to the Florida Healthy Kids Corporation.
Florida's "Healthy Kids" Insurance Rates To RiseThousands of children in the Florida Healthy Kids health-insurance program will see their rates jump as of October 1st and state officials are blaming the federal Affordable Care Act.
Most Health Insurers Raise 2016 Florida Obamacare RatesFloridians will see a hike in insurance premiums for Obamacare this year.
Who's To Blame For Florida's Rising Medicaid Costs?Florida Governor Rick Scott is blaming rising Medicaid costs on 'Obamacare' while the state's top economists said the two are not related.
Ruling Keeps Coverage For Floridians, But Doesn't End DebateThe U.S. Supreme Court upheld a crucial interpretation of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, preserving health insurance for more than 1 million Floridians but providing no larger solutions to the national or statewide divisions on the law.
Local Family Grateful SCOTUS Backs ObamacareOne South Florida family is breathing a sigh of relief after the Supreme Court’s decision to back Obamacare.
Supreme Court Ruling A Victory For Florida, ObamacareA major victory for the 1.6 million people in Florida who have insurance through the federal health insurance marketplace.
Lee Blasts 'Hypocritical' House As Talks ContinueEven as a flare-up in negotiations on economic-development spending demonstrated simmering tensions between the House and Senate, lawmakers continued Monday to try to come to agreement in two areas that helped spark an ongoing special session: funding for health care and environmental projects.
FHIX Fails In HouseIn the likely final act of one of the most divisive legislative debates in years, the Florida House voted decisively Friday to reject a proposal that would have used federal Medicaid expansion money to help lower-income Floridians purchase private health insurance.
Senators Rake Medicaid Official Over CoalsThe legislative battle over health care heated up as a Senate committee grilled a high-ranking official from Florida Governor Rick Scott's administration.
Insurers On Federal Exchanges Propose Rate IncreasesThose who purchase health insurance through the federal government exchange could see a substantial increase in their premiums next year.