Healthy Kids Premiums Waived In 12 Counties Due To Hurricane MichaelThe Florida Healthy Kids Corp. Board of Directors approved a plan to waive children’s health-insurance premiums for three months in counties that sustained heavy damage from Hurricane Michael.
Children Of Legal Immigrants Will Soon Be Eligible For Health CoverageThousands of children of legal immigrants will be closer to obtaining subsidized health insurance this summer, after the Legislature passed a long-debated expansion of the state's KidCare program.
Health Plan For Legal Immigrant Kids Stalled In HouseA bill that would extend low-cost KidCare health insurance to roughly 25,000 children of legal immigrants has gotten further in the Florida Senate than ever before, but remains stalled in the House.
State Senate Panel Supports KidCare For Immigrant ChildrenAfter lawmakers scuttled the idea last year, a Senate committee has backed a proposal to help immigrant children get health coverage in the KidCare program.
Kidcare Expansion For Legal Immigrants In Jeopardy A bill that would extend low-cost KidCare health insurance coverage to the children of legal immigrants faces legislative roadblocks --- not the least of them the doubts of Senate President Don Gaetz.
Florida KidCare Program "Treading Water", Said DirectorA 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.
Florida Kid Care Offers Affordable InsuranceYour children may be eligible for health insurance though Florida KidCare - a program that offers affordable, high quality health insurance for uninsured children.