Health & Science

Infographic via Kaiser Health News/Kaiser Family Foundation shows what type of insurance exchange is used by each state.
Kaiser Family Foundation

The U.S. Supreme Court will soon decide whether health insurance subsidies for millions of Americans in 34 states, are legal. And if the high court says they aren’t, 1.3 million Floridians could lose their health insurance, or end up paying far more for it.

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital is a private hospital, but serves as the region's safety net system.
Tallahassee Memorial Hospital / TMH

Florida lawmakers have reached a deal on one of the most contentious issue facing the legislature this year—how to fill a billion-dollar hole.  The move comes a week after the House torpedoed the Senate’s Medicaid Expansion plan.

The Florida House wants to revamp state employee health insurance. State employees would pay more for plans with greater benefits, and less for fewer benefits. 

Just days after the Florida House of Representatives killed a Senate plan to expand Medicaid to more low-income Floridians, the upper chamber is taking up the House’s healthcare proposal. But Senate leaders say the House plans are a long-shot.

A federal judge has rejected Governor Rick Scott’s request for mediation in a fight over a program reimbursing hospitals for treating the uninsured. The Scott administration is suing the federal government.

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