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Intersection Podcast

Intersection: Navigating Health Insurance During The Pandemic; Beau Guyott Walks To Tallahassee


https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/Intersection_050720.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFloridians are out of work in massive numbers- either laid off due to the coronavirus or furloughed with a return to work uncertain. So what does that mean for those whose health insurance is tied to their employment?  What are insurance companies doing to help people worried about losing their coverage, and what impact has the pandemic had on enrollments in the affordable care act?  On this episode of Intersection we take a closer look at health insurance in the time of …
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Transmission electron microscopic image of an isolate from the first U.S. case of COVID-19, formerly known as 2019-nCoV. Image: CDC
Health

Health Insurance And The Pandemic


Anne Packham, marketplace network director with the Primary Care Access Network, and Tony Jenkins, Market President for the Central Region with Florida Blue join Intersection to talk about the impact of the pandemic on health insurance.
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From the Pages of Orlando Weekly

From The Pages of Orlando Weekly: The Coronavirus Pandemic has many people without health insurance on edge


The coronavirus health crisis has many Americans without health insurance on edge, and a new report says Latino children are increasingly vulnerable. Alison Yager of the Florida Health Justice Project says Florida has the third largest population of uninsured children, and almost 10 percent of all uninsured Latino children in the U.S. live in Florida. Yager says much of the increase among Latino children is thanks to the Trump administration’s efforts to reduce health care programs for immigrant families, plus Florida’s complex web of multiple service providers. Unlike other states, Florida divides eligibility among several programs such as Florida Healthy Kids, MediKids and Children’s Medical Services. Children who are eligible are missing out on coverage because the enrollment process can …
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