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 […]

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. […]

RSVP Today for ‘The Mental State of the State’ Call

    Florida lags behind in access and funding for mental health, but the calls for change have never been louder. The national focus on mental health has resulted in multiple new opportunities to improve the availability of care for Floridians. Now is the time for everyone who cares about mental health to become informed […]

The Orlando Region Health Care Opportunity Report: Health Coverage Plan Could Improve Health Disparities and the Economy in Central Florida

Read the full report here:  orlando-opportunity-report-september-2016_final  

20 Oral Health Providers Receive $7.6 Million in Federal Grants

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services this week awarded 20 oral health care providers across Florida over $7.6 million in grants to increase access to oral health care services and improve oral health outcomes. As a result, approximately 1,600 new dentists, dental hygienists, assistants, aides, and technicians will treat nearly 785,000 new patients nationwide. Click […]