Tag Archives: healthcare

Lower Vehicle Registration Fees, Rep. Jolly Asks for ACA Money Transfer, The Future of Obamacare, Tuition for Illegal Residents

By on April 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 2, 2014 at 10:20 am

Vehicle fee cut bill waits for Gov. Scott signature – Gov. Scott will sign into law a bill that will lower vehicle registration fees today. The bill will potentially save motorists a total of $309 million during the 2014-2015 budget year. [...]

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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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E-Cigarettes May Not Aid Quitting, Study On Nitrates In Florida Springs, Florida Neglects Healthcare Transparency, Bright Futures Criteria Under Investigation

By on March 25th, 2014 | Last updated: March 25, 2014 at 11:49 am

Electronic cigarettes may not help people stop smoking: study – A study by the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education at the University of California found that smokers who used e-cigarettes were no more likely to quit smoking after [...]

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Board approves proposal requiring UF students to have health insurance

By on March 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: March 22, 2013 at 4:48 pm

The University of Florida Board of Trustees voted unanimously Friday morning to approve a plan that requires incoming students to show proof of health insurance. Students who apply for the fall 2014 semester will be required to have health insurance for enrollment, though students who enter UF before fall 2014 will be grandfathered into current requirements, which do not include health insurance.

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In the News: Shrinking Services, First Lady, Stowaway Cat, Space Shuttle

By on September 18th, 2012 | Last updated: September 25, 2012 at 11:52 am

Stories that WUFT noticed from around the state: Families grapple with shrinking state services offered to ‘medically fragile’ kids – Tampa Bay Times – The U.S. Department of Justice said the state of Florida has reduced home care for children [...]

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Preparing nursing home facilities for natural disasters

By on April 17th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 10:56 pm

Hurricanes are a big point of emphasis in the state of Florida when it comes to its citizen’s preparedness. A new government study questions the procedures that nursing homes take to get ready for natural disasters. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman [...]

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Religion and politics clash

By on February 13th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 4:42 pm

President Obama Friday unveiled a new compromise for a contraception policy that would allow female employees of religiously affiliated institutions to seek contraception from their healthcare providers, regardless of a hospital’s policy. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Jordan Matich reports on the [...]

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