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House poised to pass ‘free market’ health plan
With Republicans showing no signs of wavering, the House this week could take up a plan that leaders describe as a “free market” alternative to expanding Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act. The House Appropriations Committee...
- Posted 31 days ago
Health care proposals to be heard this week differ in approach and reach
This week, as House and Senate committees take up three alternative plans to Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, two main factors separate these proposals: first, whether they will accept federal funds; and second, whether they...
- Posted 37 days ago
Aaron Bean, Steve Crisafulli, Dana Young haul in major campaign cash during 1st Qtr.
Offering the first glimpses of fund-raising for the 2013-14 election cycle, Senator Aaron Bean, Representative Dana Young, and future House Speaker Steve Crisafulli each collected tens of thousands of dollars in contributions during the first three months...
- Posted 42 days ago
Senate committee to take up tomorrow controversial alternative to expanding Medicaid
In a possible alternative to expanding Medicaid, a Senate committee Tuesday is expected to take up a proposal aimed at helping low-income Floridians get health services — while turning down billions of dollars in federal money, reports...
- Posted 51 days ago
Offensive mounted to stop amendment to strip bill of provision requiring Citizens to adequately protect Fla’s mobile/manufactured home owners
A staff amendment to House Bill 573, being proposed in today’s House Insurance & Banking Subcommittee, would strip the proposed legislation from language to require Citizens to adequately assess the value of manufactured and mobile homes and...
- Posted 78 days ago
Manufactured Housing advocates applaud Sen. Bean and Rep. Hooper’s legislation
The Federation of Manufactured Home Owners of Florida (FMO) and the Florida Manufactured Housing Association (FMHA) today commended Senator Aaron Bean and Representative Ed Hooper for filing legislation that would ensure adequate property insurance for the estimated...
- Posted 107 days ago
Should state wait and see on Obamacare health exchange?
Senator Aaron Bean might have summed it up best Tuesday as he and other lawmakers listened to a discussion of the Affordable Care Act between an official of the libertarian Cato Institute and an architect of Massachusetts’...
- Posted 119 days ago
Wrapping up the first day of the Florida Health Care Affordability Summit
Key health care industry leaders, innovators and lawmakers gathered today at the World Center Marriott in Orlando to participate in the first set of panel discussions at the 2013 Florida Health Care Affordability Summit. The Summit, a sold...
- Posted 132 days ago
Sens. Nancy Detert, Greg Evers among those filing this week for re-election
Four incumbent senators and five House members filed papers during the past week as a first step toward running for re-election in 2014, according to the state Division of Elections website. The senators were Greg Evers in...
- Posted 158 days ago
Sen. Aaron Bean to step down from Health Choices board
After getting elected to the Senate last month, Fernandina Beach Republican Aaron Bean will leave the board of the Florida Health Choices program as of Dec. 31. Bean played a key role in creating the program while...
- Posted 158 days ago