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Rebooting American Health Care. Unprecedented Behavior. Captivating Music.

Liran Einav & Amy Finkelstein – We’ve Got You Covered: Rebooting American Health Care Few of us need convincing that the American health insurance system needs reform. But many of the existing proposals focus on...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Fri., August 4, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Wakulla Springs faces possible development Locals are trying to protect Wakulla Springs ahead of a meeting that could jeopardize its future. Environmental advocates and Wakulla County residents are protesting proposed changes that may threaten a...

U.S Representative calls for action at local hospital amid nation’s drug shortages

Listen: Prescription drug shortages reached a five-year peak at the end of last year. Now, a Tampa congress member joined medical professionals at a local hospital Thursday to call for change. Congress member Kathy Castor...
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The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Tuesday, June 6th, 2023

Listen: Florida prisoners living with HIV Florida now leads the country in the percentage of prisoners living with HIV. WMNF’s Chris Young reports on the various causes that may have led our state to this...

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Tuesday, May 30, 2023

LISTEN HERE: DOMESTIC CALL TO POLICE ENDS WITH DEATH Early Tuesday morning, Pinellas Park Police shot and killed 36 year old Jared Daniel Rudderham as they responded to a domestic call on 94th Avenue North...
WMNF Daily news digest, called "The Scoop"

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Tuesday, May 23, 2023

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Doctor says new DeSantis medical laws are ‘freedom for me not thee’

Dr. David Berger, a board-certified pediatrician and USF nursing professor, was a guest on WMNF WaveMakers with Janet & Tom where he discussed the politicization of healthcare decisions in Florida, from reproductive rights to medical...
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Nearly one million Floridians could lose their health insurance; here are their options

About 900,000 Floridians are at risk of losing their health insurance through Medicaid. Here are their options.
WMNF Daily news digest, called "The Scoop"

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Tuesday, May 9th, 2023

  Bipartisan bill makes way to governor’s desk Florida’s health insurance program for low-income kids is set to expand through a bipartisan bill heading to the governor’s desk. Democratic Rep. Robin Bartleman’s plan increases KidCare...

Senate Republicans support bill expanding affordable healthcare for kids

Listen: A bill that advanced today in the state Senate would make more of Florida’s children eligible for affordable healthcare. The bill, sponsored by Republican senator Alexis Calatayud, increases the income eligibility threshold for coverage...

MidPoint: The Great Medicaid Unwinding

Covid-related Federal Medicaid benefits are expiring and [people must reapply for healthcare coverage
medicaid not tax cuts

Florida faces a class action lawsuit over Medicaid for people with disabilities

A judge has cleared the way for a class-action lawsuit alleging that Florida’s Medicaid program has violated federal laws by denying coverage for incontinence supplies for adults with disabilities.

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