Obamacare

Coverage Gaps Could Be Costly Under GOP Plan

Jun 1, 2017

Under the Republican health care plan now making its way through Congress,  people who go without insurance for even just a couple of months could pay a heavy price.

Activists statewide are urging U.S. Senator Marco Rubio reject a controversial healthcare overhaul approved earlier this month by the House.  They showed up Tuesday at the Republican’s offices throughout the state.

Florida Governor Rick Scott says Republicans should start chipping away at eliminating the Affordable Care Act. He spoke to Fox News after attending a White House bill signing.

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The Chamber of Southwest Florida hosted U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-FL, Wednesday in Fort Myers. 

Before he spoke, Rooney reflected on earlier interactions with constituents in Florida's 19th Congressional district

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The AARP was among the groups who applauded last week's failure of the U.S. House of Representatives' healthcare overhaul. The AARP vocally opposed the plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, calling the replacement plan an “age tax.”

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