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In The News: Florida’s Uninsured Rate Drops, Amazon Founder To Build Rockets in Florida, Texas Teen Arrested For Bringing Homemade Clock to School, UF Students Expected to Make Higher Salaries than Other Florida Graduates

By on September 16th, 2015 | Last updated: September 16, 2015 at 2:40 pm

Rate Of Uninsured Drops To 16.6 Percent In Florida – The uninsured rate in Florida has dropped 3.4 percent since 2013. Although the uninsured rate has dropped, Florida has the third highest rate of residents without health insurance behind Texas […]

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In The News: Spike In Kids’ Insurance, Iran Nuclear Deal Remains In Senate, Florida Gun Business Draws Attention

By and on September 2nd, 2015 | Last updated: September 2, 2015 at 1:38 pm

Florida Healthy Kids: Federal health law led to price hikes – Obamacare is being blamed by Florida Healthy Kids Corporation for an increase in health insurance premiums starting next month. These changes will impact thousands of kids starting next month. […]

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House, Senate Still Stuck in Health Debate

By on June 1st, 2015 | Last updated: June 2, 2015 at 2:05 pm

Florida legislators began a special session Monday to pass a budget for the year beginning July 1. But the House and Senate are still in a stalemate over whether to adopt a Senate proposal use Medicaid expansion money from the Affordable Care Act to help lower-income Floridians purchase private health insurance.

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Programs Offer Assistance With Signing Up For Health Insurance

By on January 30th, 2015 | Last updated: January 30, 2015 at 10:30 am

Several programs in Florida are helping individuals sign up for health insurance. The services assist with creating email accounts, filling out paperwork and selecting the best coverage options.

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Health Care Enrollment Reaches 6 Million Nationwide as Deadline Looms

By on March 30th, 2014 | Last updated: March 31, 2014 at 4:40 pm

With the March 31 deadline to enroll approaching, healthcare coverage under the Affordable Care Act has spiked, with Floridians making up around 7 percent of enrollees.

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In The News: Gov. Scott Announces Lt. Governor, Rep. Yoho Introduces Healthcare Bill, Florida is Second in Obamacare Enrollment

By and on January 14th, 2014 | Last updated: January 14, 2014 at 11:36 am

Gov. Rick Scott announces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as new lt. governor – Breaking News – Gov. Rick Scott announced today Miami-Dade Property Appraiser Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor. Miami Herald Rep. Yoho introduces GLITCH Act – Congressman Ted Yoho introduced legislation that […]

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Some College Students, Americans Unaware Of Upcoming Health Care Changes

By on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 1:10 pm

The Florida Public Interest Research Group has launched a campaign to educate young adults about the upcoming health care legislation. Beginning in January, all Americans are required to have health insurance or they’ll have to pay a fine.

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Federal Health Insurance Marketplace Still Experiencing Technical Difficulties

By on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 8:56 pm

People trying to register for health insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace have been experiencing problems because of heavy traffic on the website. There is still plenty of time to buy insurance, according to healthcare officials.

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In The News: ‘Hiccup Girl’ Trial Begins, Florida Health Insurance Fails, Obama Will Continue Deportations, Florida Supreme Court Revisits Juvenile Case

By on September 18th, 2013 | Last updated: September 18, 2013 at 12:02 pm

Opening statements expected in ‘Hiccup Girl’ Jennifer Mee’s murder trial — Jennifer Mee, known as the ‘Hiccup Girl’ after her incessant hiccupping story went viral in 2007, is one of three people accused of the fatal shooting of Shannon Griffin, 22. The trial […]

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In the News: immigration poll, photos of homeless, UF health insurance, mom wrestles gator

By on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 5:12 pm

Broad Support for Path to Citizenship, Poll Finds – The poll published Thursday by the Public Religion Research Institute and the Brookings Institution shows that Americans are divided over whether immigration benefits the country. About two-thirds of Americans favor giving […]

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