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  • U.S. Rep. Cathy Castor, D-Tampa, and healthcare advocates held a media conference Monday to highlight a long-shot effort in the Florida House to expand Medicaid through the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan.
  • Florida has seen a spike in Medicaid enrollment since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and the agency responsible for enrolling and disenrolling people in the health-care program is swamped.
  • President Donald Trump’s campaign swing through Florida Friday included an invitation-only event in Downtown Fort Myers to highlight his administration's efforts to protect seniors.
  • State health officials, Tuesday, reported a new record high number of coronavirus cases recorded in a single day since the pandemic began. The 2,783 cases reported June 16 bring the statewide total number of cases to 80,109.The Florida Department of Health also reported 55 new coronavirus-related deaths, Tuesday, increasing the statewide death toll to 2,993 fatalities including more than 1,500 deaths in long-term care facilities.
  • The Florida Department of Health is reporting a surge of more than 500 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in one day, bringing the current total number of…
  • States have been given authority to extend Medicaid to help pay the costs of COVID-19 testing for uninsured residents under a federal coronavirus relief...
  • The administration of Gov. Ron DeSantis, a steadfast supporter of President Donald Trump, is raising concerns about a proposed federal rule that would...
  • A Senate panel has twice delayed considering legislation that would make permanent a move to eliminate a 90-day period in which people could...
  • The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments Feb. 6 on a proposed constitutional amendment that would expand Medicaid coverage in the state.
  • Disputing arguments raised by the state House and Senate, a political committee Wednesday urged the Florida Supreme Court to sign off on a proposed...