Category: Health Care

Mary Mayhew Will Cause Mayhem to Florida’s Health Care System

With the Florida Senate confirming Governor DeSantis’s disastrous pick for the head of HCA, Florida Republicans have joined Governor DeSantis in promoting partisanship over the health of Florida’s families. In response to the alarming news that ‘Mary Mayhem’ was confirmed, Terrie Rizzo, chair of the Florida Democratic Party issued the following statement: “Mary Mayhew will …

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Help Florida Expand Medicaid

You can help expand Medicaid in Florida and cover more low-income Floridians. Our Party is part of a grassroots efforts to put the question of Medicaid Expansion on the 2020 ballot. But we need your signature on the ballot petition.​ Download the Medicaid Amendment PDF. VERY IMPORTANT:  Print out the two pages back-to-back. Fill in your …

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Ashley Moody Is Trying to Take Away Health Care From Millions of Floridians

The same day that the federal government reported more Floridians than ever signed up for the Affordable Care Act, President Trump doubled down on his support for Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody’s lawsuit that will take away health care from at least 1.78 million Floridians and destroy the ACA. On Monday, WUSF reported that over …

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Florida Must Expand Medicaid Eligibility

A group called “Florida Decides Healthcare, Inc.,” is leading the initiative to expand Medicaid in Florida through a proposed Constitutional Amendment. Please stop by the Charlotte County Democratic Party’s office and sign their petition. If enough signatures are received, Medicaid expansion as a Constitutional Amendment will appear on the November 2020 ballot. Republicans—who have controlled …

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Affordable Care Act Open Season Has Begun

Open Season for enrollment or to make a changes to insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare” began on November 1 and will end on December 15. The Trump administration is making it as difficult as possible this enrollment season, cutting the enrollment period by half and reducing funding for health care navigators, …

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Ron DeSantis’s Pre-Existing Condition Votes Are So Bad His Campaign Is Lying About Them

Ron DeSantis’s votes to take away health care protections for pre-existing conditions are so toxic that his campaign is being forced to pretend they never happened. Last year, DeSantis withheld support from the American Health Care Act — because he didn’t think it did enough to take away Floridians’ health care. DeSantis and the far …

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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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