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• A Florida organization that helps people sign up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act marketplace will have its funding cut by nearly $1 million. The cut to Florida Covering Kids and Families means the organization will have fewer counselors helping people sign up. The navigators work year-round to educate people about their insurance options, help them find providers and file tax exemptions. Next year the organization will get $4.9 million from the federal government. Similar organizations around the state and country had their funding cut by as much as 90 percent. Nationwide, programs that assist with marketplace enrollment were cut by 41 percent, advertising on Obamacare was cut 90 percent, and the time given to consumers to sign up … Read More »
• Parts of the stalled Senate health care bill could hurt those addicted to opioids. That’s according to Tampa Democratic Congresswoman Kathy Castor, who says the bill would limit access to substance abuse treatment. Read More »
• The hot, wet summer weather Florida is known for provides mosquitoes with perfect conditions for breeding. New cases of the Zika virus are already being reported to county health departments across the state. Now one Florida county is fighting the pesky insects – with fish. Read More »