Category: Health Care

Florida Democrats Launch “DeSantisCare” Video

From Now Until Election Day, FDP Will Hold DeSantis Accountable for His Extreme Votes to End Medicare and Rip Away Health Care from Millions DeSantis Has Voted to Take Away Health Care From Millions, Raise Costs for Seniors, Cut Social Security, and Kill Protections for Pre-Existing Conditions The Florida Democratic Party today released a new …

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Florida Democratic Governor Candidates Push For Expanded Health Coverage

Democrats Andrew Gillum, Gwen Graham, Jeff Greene, Chris King and Philip Levine are united in their support for expanding Medicaid to the 700,000 Floridians who would qualify for the program if Gov. Rick Scott and the Republican-dominated Legislature had agreed to expand coverage to uninsured working adults. (Read more in news.wjct.org)

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Charlotte Co. Residents among Floridians Signing Letter Telling Scott To Stand Up To Attacks On Pre-Existing Conditions

Scott bragged about crafting the GOP’s recent health care bill that would slash coverage for people with pre-existing conditions (while giving himself a tax break). As Rick Scott heads to D.C. to hobnob with donors, Floridians from 38 counties across the state signed a letter calling on him to demand Donald Trump stop his attacks on protections for pre-existing conditions. …

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Yet Again, Rick Scott Won’t Stand Up to Trump to Protect Healthcare for Millions of Floridians With Pre-Existing Conditions

Yet again, Rick Scott refused to stand up for Floridians’ access to quality and affordable healthcare coverage after the Trump Administration recently launched an effort to strip protections for those with pre-existing conditions. According to recent estimates, over seven million Floridians have pre-existing conditions. According to Florida Politics, when asked on Wednesday about the Trump Administration’s decision to no longer …

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Latest Obamacare Repeal Plan Cuts $17 Billion From Florida’s Medicaid Funding, Study Says

The nonprofit Center on Budget and Policy Priorities estimates the bill would strip $17 billion from the state’s Medicaid funding by 2027. That’s good for third-worst in the nation, behind only California, set to lose $57 billion, and New York, which would take a $33 billion cut

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