Coronavirus Pandemic Takes Toll On Employer-Sponsored Insurance In FloridaThe coronavirus-induced recession has displaced 7.7 million workers who had employer-sponsored health insurance, a study released Wednesday shows.
Genetic Information Bill Gets Quick Backing In Florida HouseIncoming House Speaker Chris Sprowls had little trouble Thursday convincing members of a House health-care panel to approve legislation that would prohibit life-insurance, long-term care insurance, and disability insurance companies from using customers’ genetic information in changing, denying or canceling policies.
Ranks Of Uninsured Children Increase In FloridaThe percentages of children lacking health insurance in Florida and nationwide are on the rise, reversing recent trends.
Health Insurance Changes Eyed For State Workers In FloridaFlorida lawmakers are poised to overhaul how tens of thousands of state workers obtain prescription drugs, forcing employees to use a drug formulary starting in January.
Miami Judge Calls Insurer 'Barbaric' For Denying Cancer TherapyA federal judge in Miami recused himself from judging a lawsuit over an insurance company's denial of coverage for a prostate cancer treatment, calling it "immoral and barbaric."
Florida Gov Ron DeSantis Seeks To Delay Health Insurance ChangesRon DeSantis has proposed putting on hold an overhaul of the program that provides health-insurance coverage to employees.
State Medicaid Changes Come Under FireFlorida has put in place sweeping changes to its main health-care safety net program over the last several months, but legislators on Tuesday received an earful about ongoing problems with the $28 billion Medicaid program.
Increase In Uninsured Florida Children Spurs ConcernsThe number of children who lack health insurance is growing in Florida despite an improving economy, worrying advocates who fear it may be the start of a troubling trend that the state cannot beat back.
Open Enrollment Underway For Federal Marketplace Health InsuranceOpen enrollment got underway Thursday for those who purchase health insurance through the federal marketplace.
Open Enrollment Begins Thursday For Federal Marketplace Health InsuranceOpen enrollment begins Thursday for those who purchase health insurance through the federal marketplace.
Enrollment Period Opens To Buy Health Insurance Through Federal MarketplaceFloridians who buy their health insurance from the federal marketplace will notice increases in their premiums will be relatively low this year compared to previous years.