Category: Health Care

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

Nelson, Castor demand federal intervention into Florida health decision affecting children

Sen. Bill Nelson and Rep. Kathy Castor this morning called on the federal government to intervene into a state decision that led to 13,000 special needs children being removed from Children’s Medical Services and put into privately managed Medicaid programs.

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