Our Statement on the Repeal and Replace Failure

Rick Scott used to actually promote Medicaid expansion, until the more conservative legislative leadership shut it down. By channeling our voices like was just accomplished, we can put that topic back on the table. For all intents and purposes, the ACA, and Medicaid expansion, will remain the law of the land. There is an awfully big pot of money out there if Florida chose to pursue it, a pot which Floridians helped provide with their taxes.

Florida CHAIN Welcomes Three New Board Members!

Florida CHAIN Announces 3 New Board Members Have Joined Our Team We Are Open for Business and Moving Forward! Lourdes Diaz has more than 30 years of integrated marketing communications, media sales, public relations, political consulting, and advertising. She has been instrumental in the strategic development and success of bilingual, Spanish-dominant, and cross-over programs for […]


What do we know? Resistance and voters being vocal is working! Chances are that if you are reading this, you have more than a passing interest in the biggest debate of our lifetimes.  There is no more vital issue to human beings than their health, and all of the related activities associated with either being […]

Florida CHAIN responds to Governor Rick Scott’s Letter to Congress re. #ACA repeal.

  FLORIDA CHAIN’S RESPONSE TO GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT’S JANUARY 6, 2017, LETTER TO THE U.S. HOUSE MAJORITY LEADER   For Immediate Release January 12, 2017   For the average Florida Health Care consumer who is not intimately familiar with the workings of the US health care delivery system, Governor Rick Scott’s letter late last week […]

An Important Announcement from the Board of Directors of Florida CHAIN

November 21, 2016 Due to the election of Donald Trump, there has been an immediate consequential impact to once dependable funding support which enabled Florida CHAIN’s advocacy work in Florida. Florida CHAIN (Community Health Action Information Network) has provided 17 years of Florida consumer health care advocacy. Due to the uncertain clarity regarding the future […]

Business As Usual


Every United States election brings promise of change, and sometimes that can be worrisome to people whose candidate did not win. Florida CHAIN wants you to know that we are standing strong with you, the Florida consumers who deserve and demand affordable health care coverage.  Our staff, our partners and our navigators continue business as […]


    Did we scare you?  Halloween is supposed to scary.  Many people looking at the presidential election  think either one candidate or the other is scary. The Affordable Care Act is really not scary, despite everything you might be hearing from people who don’t have the time or energy to read beyond the headlines. […]

Florida CHAIN, Covering Florida and Enroll America Press Conference Marks Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment Begins Tuesday, November 1 What every Floridian Needs to Know to #Get Covered and #Stay Covered Listen here to the press conference in its entirety: Tuesday, November 1st  marks the first day of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act. From November 1 to January 31, consumers living in the Florida will […]

Kid’s Health Coverage Rates See Unprecedented Improvement

Advocates celebrate expanded health care for Florida’s children October 27, 2016 Tallahassee FL – The rate of uninsured children across the country saw the largest decline on record from 2013-2015, according to a report released today from the Georgetown University Center for Children (CCF) and Families. Florida children were among those gaining health care coverages […]

Citing New Reports, Advocates Launch #VoteHealthCare Campaign


*An email mistakenly identifies the press conference time as 10:00 am on Monday, Oct 17. The correct time is 9:00 am EST. In 2016, Floridians face the most consequential election for health care in a long time.  Zika concerns persist while Floridians are experiencing growing rates of health disparities and disease in cities like Miami, Orlando, and Tampa. […]