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Florida Healthcare

Florida 'A Tale Of What Went Right' With Obamacare

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

MIAMI (AP) — Florida's Republican leaders have fought the Affordable Care Act at every turn, banning navigators from county health departments, offe...

Republican Files Bill To Expand Medicaid in Florida

The Tampa Tribune | JAMES L. ROSICA | Posted 03.27.2014 | Miami

TALLAHASSEE -- It caused the equivalent of a food fight last year in the GOP-controlled Legislature, with Washington looming large over the debate, bu...

This Many Floridians Have Signed Up For Obamacare

AP | By Kelli Kennedy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Slightly more than 3,500 Floridians have selected health insurance plans through the state exchange run by the federal government as pa...

Isolated Child's Sad Death In Miami Gardens Nursing Home

Miami Herald | CAROL MARBIN MILLER | Posted 01.11.2013 | Miami

For 14 years, Doris Freyre cared for her profoundly disabled daughter in her modest Tampa home, pureeing fresh fruit, yams and vegetables and surround...

Feds: Florida Is Dumping Disabled Kids In Nursing Homes

AP | KELLI KENNEDY and GARY FINEOUT | Posted 09.07.2012 | Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Federal investigators say Florida officials are violating federal law by unnecessarily warehousing hundreds of children with ...

Boy Dies 5 Years After Near-Drowning

AP | Posted 05.23.2012 | Miami

CASSELBERRY, Fla. -- A 6-year-old central Florida boy has died five years after he nearly drowned in a backyard pool. Grandmother Maggie Cosmillo cal...