Affordable Care Act

Using Your New Insurance: The “Roadmap to Better Care and a Healthier You!”

The “Roadmap to Better Care and a Healthier You!” walks consumers through a step-by-step guide on what having health insurance means, how to use their card, and how to set up their first visit w/ a health care provider and what to expect at that visit, and how to keep up w/ regular health care […]

Florida Medicaid Expansion by the Numbers: What Legislative Leaders Hope You Don’t Read and Remember

  $7 million: The number of already-paid federal tax dollars that Florida is turning away every day in 2014 because the Legislature has rejected Medicaid expansion. $15 million: The average number of already-paid federal tax dollars that Florida will turn away every day over the next decade if the Legislature continues to reject Medicaid expansion $253 million: […]

Florida Health Choices: Frequently Asked Questions (February 2014)

What is Florida Health Choices (FHC)? FHC is a website that individuals and eventually small businesses are supposed to be able to use to compare and buy health insurance as well as other products that are health care-related but are not health insurance. Is Florida Health Choices related to the Health Insurance Marketplace created by […]

Getting Covered in Florida: No Wrong Door

The “No Wrong Door” approach of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) means that you should be able to qualify for and be enrolled in the right program: No matter which program you actually apply for. No matter which application form you fill out – state or federal, online or paper. There are two equivalent but […]

Feds Extend Coverage For People In High-Risk Insurance Pools

HEALTH NEWS FLORIDA By MARY AGNES CAREY The tens of thousands of people with a history of serious illnesses who are enrolled in high-risk insurance pools created under the Affordable Care Act will have two more months before they lose that coverage, the Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday. The federal high-risk pools, […]

Que Hacer Si Usted No Puede Obtener Cobertura en el Mercado de Seguros Medicos

Pulse aqui para descubrir qué hacer si usted no puede obtener cobertura en el Mercado de Seguros Médicos

What to Do If You Can’t Get Coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace

Click here to find out what to do if you can’t get coverage in the Health Insurance Marketplace!

Carol Got Covered

Carol DiCarlo, 57, has been without insurance since moving to Florida from New York in 2008. Carol works full-time at season positions waiting tables in Florida during the winter and in New York during the summer. She relocated to Florida to be closer to her son and his family, but when she arrived, she realized […]

Small Business Owner Gets Affordable Coverage

Angela, 48, is an independent writer and owner of a boutique small business marketing and public relations firm in Indian Harbor, Florida. She has been without health insurance for over a year and a half and during that time has developed a medical issue and needs care beyond basic visits to a doctor. Angela was […]

How to Apply for Marketplace Coverage Presentation

Click for presentation on how to apply for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace.