Last year, the Republican leadership in the Florida House made the ridiculous decision to reject $51 billion in federal aid to expand Medicaid eligibility to 1.2 million Floridians. Once again, a coalition of healthcare advocates will be fighting for the healthcare rights of all Floridians. The chief bad guy in that decision was House Speaker WillContinue reading “Help Expand Healthcare in Florida”
Enrollment for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act begins this Tuesday. Several community forums coming up in Broward and Miami-Dade offer information about how it will all work.
Republican Sen. Rene Garcia and Democrat Rep. Jose Javier Rodriguez hosted a packed bipartisan forum on healthcare expansion in Florida, that included a surprising admission from the state Senator.
Easily 300 people from across South Florida turned out to the Broward Legislative Delegation’s Town Hall on Healthcare to tell the lawmakers to keep fighting for healthcare expansion. From gut-wrenching personal stories about juggling health issues while uninsured to expert testimony from nurses, doctors and other healthcare professionals, the 2.5 hour forum provided evidence thatContinue reading “SEIU Members Keep Healthcare Issue Alive”
Florida businesses could be on the hook for millions in healthcare costs and fines simply because the Florida Legislature did not expand Medicaid in the state. The longer it takes the state to do the right thing, the more it will cost our economy and the health of our citizens.