Tag Archives: Affordable Health Care Act

In the News: Scott releases budget proposal, Royal skeleton found, Navy SEAL killed, Super Bowl blackout

By on February 4th, 2013 | Last updated: February 4, 2013 at 10:30 am

Scott’s plan raises hopes for health law changes – After years of saying “no,” Scott released a state budget proposal that has left many advocates hearing, if not a resounding “yes,” at least a “maybe” from the state’s chief executive. […]

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Florida residents present views on Affordable Care Act and Medicaid to house panel

By on January 15th, 2013 | Last updated: January 15, 2013 at 5:26 pm

The Florida Legislature meets to discuss The Affordable Healthcare Act, its affects on residents and the potential increase in the number of residents who are eligible for Medicaid benefits.

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In the News: University Corners, Health care exchange, Wasserman Schultz chosen again, Gay therapy ban, Cyber security, Iran drone capture

By on December 4th, 2012 | Last updated: December 4, 2012 at 10:54 am

University Corners project back before the city – Construction of University Corners, a project first discussed in 2003, could start this summer. Swerdlow Group, a South Florida developer, plans to build a mix of retail space and residences along the […]

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Advocates question Florida Legislature’s decision to decline health care funding

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: February 19, 2013 at 3:07 pm

Child health advocates are questioning the Florida Legislature’s decision earlier this year to get rid of funding that could potentially reduce the number of children being abused.

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AMA chief talks about Medicare in Gainesville

By on August 28th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:47 pm

The president of the American Medical Association discusses Medicare and the Affordable Healthcare after with WUFT.

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Scott announces plan to opt out of the Medicare expansion

By on July 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 3:47 pm

After reviewing the impact of the Supreme Court ruling that allows Florida to legally opt out of implementing one of the costliest provisions of the Affordable Care Act, Governor Rick Scott has decided to not implement an expansion of the […]

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Supreme Court upholds health care law

By Scott Hensley, NPR News on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: September 7, 2012 at 2:51 pm

Chief Justice John Roberts said the requirement that individuals have health coverage or pay a penalty falls within Congress’ power to impose taxes. On the issue of Medicaid expansion, a majority of the court said Congress can expand Medicaid, but can’t strip states of all their Medicaid funds if they fail to participate in that expansion.

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