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Big Draw For Crossing Guards: Health Insurance

The Florida Channel
Leon County Judge John Cooper on June 30, 2022, in a screen grab from The Florida Channel.

What would inspire a retired six-time NBA all-star to become a school crossing guard? At his site Our Health Policy Matters, consultant Paul Gionfriddo explains it’s the same thing that appeals to many others who take that job: health insurance.  

Originally founded in December 2006 as an independent grassroots publication dedicated to coverage of health issues in Florida, Health News Florida was acquired by WUSF Public Media in September 2012.