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Archive for December, 2008

New Health Insurance Plans Show No Incentive

Posted on December 31st, 2008 by admin
Filed under Florida Health Insurance | 1 Comment

Florida Governor Charlie Crist intended for his “Cover Florida” plans to spell an end to the problem of millions of uninsured Floridians. Kirsten Portrie, a Jacksonville health insurance broker state, “These plans have to many holes, it was good to offer something to the uninsured, but this just doesn’t cut it”. Unfortunately, dissapointment may well be in store. The plans [...]

Mixed Reviews For Cover Florida Health Insurance Plan

Posted on December 29th, 2008 by admin
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As Charlie Crist’s new Cover Florida Plans are set to roll out in the next week, people are divided in their responses to the new coverage. These new health insurance plans are suppose to save Florida from the uninsured crisis…  While the plans were designed to encourage all Floridians to be covered by a health [...]

What Happened to Our Priorities?

Posted on December 22nd, 2008 by admin
Filed under Florida Health Insurance | 1 Comment

A decade has passed since Florida was governed by Lawton Chiles, and it shows. Governor Chiles made it his personal crusade to secure the welfare of Florida’s children. Since his death in 1998, severe budget cuts and a shuffling of priorities has left and unbelievable number of children without proper health care coverage. One of [...]

Cover Florida a Fraud

Posted on December 19th, 2008 by admin
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While fraud might be too strong a word, some certainly feel that the deceptive and tricky wording inherent in Charlie Crist’s new Cover Florida Plans certainly place the average consumer at a distinct disadvantage. For while the plans are targeted at those who are not accustomed to having insurance coverage, you must be without it [...]

Health Stimulus Package to Bring Billions to Florida

Posted on December 17th, 2008 by admin
Filed under Florida Health Insurance | 3 Comments

Obama has promised that the health care reform he has proposed cannot be put off, as it is an integral part of the economic crisis our country now faces. An economic stimuls package he is supporting for Florida would mean almost 2 billion dollars towards health care for children and those in low income situations. [...]

Help Without Tax Dollars

Posted on December 15th, 2008 by admin
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Will the partnership of six individual health insurance companies and the state of Florida really provide an answer to the growing problem of uninsured citizens in the state? Those involved are hopeful that the Cover Florida plans, which will be available beginning in early January of 2009, will provide the sense of security that people [...]

Cover Florida Claims to Offer Peace of Mind

Posted on December 12th, 2008 by admin
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For many Floridians, disaster is just one accident or illness away, as they go about their lives without health insurance. It’s like driving a car or owning a home with no insurance, expect that it’s your life you are gambling with. Even for many working Floridians, health insurance has been out of each either due [...]

Health Care Reform Blog

Posted on December 10th, 2008 by admin
Filed under Florida Health Insurance | 5 Comments

The myth that America has the best healthcare system in the world is being dispelled by the upcoming chief of health and human services, Tom Daschle. Daschle is asking people across the nation to share their health care experiences via an online blog. He hopes that this will allow the needs of the average American [...]

Florida Slips in Rankings

Posted on December 8th, 2008 by admin
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Where Florida once ranked at 41 in terms of statewide health, sadly that already poor ranking has gotten worse. Attributed to the increase in uninsured residents as well as high rates of infectious disease, the state’s overall health has declined. On the flip side, Florida now enjoys better air quality, fewer incidents of obesity and [...]

Medicare Costs to Rise Beyond Expectations

Posted on December 5th, 2008 by admin
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Experts are warning seniors to look carefully at their Medicare plans before enrollment closes at the end of the month. Recent studies among experts are predicting that costs are going to rise more than federal representatives once reported. In fact in some cases, they may as much as double. Hit especially hard are low income [...]