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Florida appeals in a dispute over children’s health insurance

Florida is appealing in a dispute about new federal guidelines in a program that provides subsidized health-insurance to children.
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The Biden administration wants a judge to dismiss Florida’s challenge to children’s health insurance guidelines

Florida has challenged federal guidelines for the CHIP/KidCare program of subsidized health insurance for tens of thousands of children.
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Florida food delivery preemption bill goes to Gov. Ron DeSantis

The Florida Legislature sent 18 bills to DeSantis, including one to prevent local regulations on food-delivery platforms.
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Florida House has a companion bill to a Senate one to make health insurance cover annual skin cancer screenings

The bill would require health insurers and HMOs to cover skin cancer screenings performed by dermatologists in Florida
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Forty-four percent of insured Florida residents dissatisfied with health coverage, new survey shows

Listen:   A new survey shows that 44 percent of Florida residents are dissatisfied with their health insurance. This comes as Florida ranks 46 out of 50 states for lowest enrollment rates. Healthcare company Curative...
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Panel looks at Medicaid enrollment in Florida after half a million people lose coverage

A Florida Senate committee will receive information about Medicaid “redeterminations” after enrollment dropped by more than 500,000 people.
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Florida Republican files a bill to make annual skin cancer screening free

The bill would require health insurance policies to cover annual skin cancer screenings performed by dermatologists.
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KidCare health insurance premiums are covered in Pinellas, Manatee, Sarasota, Pasco, Hernando and other Idalia counties

Florida Healthy Kids will cover the costs of September premiums for KidCare health insurance in 16 counties affected by Hurricane Idalia.

MidPoint: The Great Medicaid Unwinding

Covid-related Federal Medicaid benefits are expiring and [people must reapply for healthcare coverage

Many may lose Medicaid benefits during reconsideration period

Millions of people enrolled in Medicaid during the pandemic, however,, many people may start to lose coverage soon amidst a reconsideration.
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