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Associated PressSeptember 16, 2015

The rate of Floridians without health insurance dropped to 16.6 percent this past year. Figures released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau shows that represents a drop of 3.4 percentage points from a rate of 20 percent in 2013. Despite the drop, Florida still had the third-highest rate of residents without health insurance. Only Texas […]


In a major victory for the Obama administration, tax subsidies are available to all those who enroll in an Obamacare plan whether it was purchased through a state or federal health insurance exchange, the Supreme Court said in a 6-3 ruling, affirming the decision of the Fourth Circuit court. The decision in King v. Burwell would have jeopardized upward […]

Phil AmmannFebruary 12, 2015

With less than 72 hours left until the end of open enrollment, Floridians still have an opportunity to pick up health coverage through Florida’s Health Insurance Marketplace. Open enrollment ends Sunday.  “It’s not too late to get covered. Floridians will find affordable, comprehensive plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace at www.MyFloridaChoices.org,” Florida Health Choices CEO […]

Phil AmmannJanuary 23, 2015

Three Tampa Bay municipal leaders will join a coalition of businesses next week to discuss strategies for extending health-care coverage for uninsured Floridians. “Cover the Bay” 2015 Bay Area Mayors Conference is January 28 and features A Healthy Florida Works along with Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman, and Clearwater Mayor George […]

Phil AmmannJanuary 2, 2015

Floridians looking for health insurance to comply with the Affordable Care Act, will soon have a new alternative to the federal Healtcare.gov marketplace to shop for reasonably priced plans online. Florida Health Choices is launching its own online marketplace, where residents can shop, compare and enroll in plans for essential health benefits, including doctors’ appointments, […]


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