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GOP Governor's Obamacare Plan Backfires

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) hunt for Obamacare horror stories during a visit to a senior center on Tuesday didn’t go exactly as planned, as all ...

Sick Woman Fears She'll Follow In Charlene Dill's Footsteps: 'I'm A Person. I'm Not A Political Pawn'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

Charlene Dill might still be alive today had she been able to get the healthcare she needed. A resident of Florida making $9,000 per year, Dill fou...

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...

Florida Obamacare Enrollment Surges

AP | By KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 03.16.2014 | Miami

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Roughly 140,000 Floridians signed up for the new federal health insurance program last month. That's nearly eight times...

Rubio's Top Five Fibs About Obamacare

Miami Herald | AMY SHERMAN | Posted 11.29.2013 | Miami

Earlier this year, as immigration reform stalled and Sen. Marco Rubio faced criticism from the conservative grassroots, Florida's Republican senator w...

Here's What Obamacare Will Cost In Florida

AP | By MIKE SCHNEIDER AND KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 11.26.2013 | Miami

MIAMI (AP) — Premiums in Florida for a mid-range health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act will be $328 a month on average and will vary b...

Gimenez On Obamacare Navigators: 'We Welcome The Federal Government'

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 09.25.2013 | Miami

Miami-Dade, where a third of the residents are uninsured, may follow Broward and Pinellas counties in defying Florida's ban on Obamacare navigators at...

Two Florida Counties To Defy Rick Scott

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 09.25.2013 | Miami

One week away from the start of the Affordable Care Act, at least two Florida counties have announced plans to defy the state's ban on Obamacare navig...

County To Cut Healthcare Help On The Day Obamacare Opens

Posted 09.18.2013 | Miami

The federal government is spending $67 million to eliminate confusion as consumers shop for coverage on the new health insurance exchanges mandated by...

Florida's Latest 'Blatant And Shameful' Move

Posted 09.12.2013 | Miami

Florida has issued an order that will prevent residents from finding out how they can sign up for expanded subsidized health insurance at county healt...

Florida Voices Big Obamacare Concerns

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2013 | Politics

By Zachary Fagenson and Bill Cotterell MIAMI/TALLAHASSEE, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott voiced serious concerns Tuesd...

U.S. Official 'Baffled' By Florida Obamacare Law

Tampa Bay Times | Tia Mitchell | Posted 10.20.2013 | Miami

TALLAHASSEE — Republican lawmakers are fighting back against criticism that their hands-off approach to the federal health care law is leaving consu...

Scott, Others Approve Controversial Obamacare Law

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R), Attorney General Pam Bondi, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwate approved a law T...

Rick Scott's Decision On Medicaid Expansion Is Not To Make One

Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business
Jeffrey Young

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has passed on an opportunity to decide whether his state will expand Medicaid to more poor people under President Barack O...

Jeffrey Young

State Obamacare Decisions Show Health Reform Partisanship Continues

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.17.2012 | Business

Half of U.S. states have rejected a central component of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, leaving the federal government with less tha...

Jeffrey Young

No Sunshine For Obamacare In Florida

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.14.2012 | Business

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R), one of the most vocal critics of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, won't carry out a central component of ...

Florida Tea Party Butts Heads With Top Republican Over Violent Anecdote

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

The battle over Obamacare is heating up down in Florida, with the state's Tea Party activists and a Republican lawmaker now clashing over the use of v...

Rick Scott Not Backing Down On Obamacare Opposition

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) maintained that he would continue to reject implementation of key aspects of President Barack Obama's health care reform l...

Rick Scott Puts Foot Down On Health Care After High Court Ruling

Reuters | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 1 (Reuters) - Florida will not implement two provisions of the U.S. healthcare law involving an expansion of Medicaid for the poor ...