children's health insurance

The number and rate of uninsured children continued to increase in Florida and across the nation in 2018, according to a report released today by Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families. 

Health Outreach Group Could Lose State Money

Dec 17, 2018
Florida Covering Kids & Families

Florida Covering Kids & Families has for 11 years received state funding to conduct outreach for the Florida KidCare health-insurance program for children.

Plan Seeks To Help Children Get Health Insurance

Dec 17, 2018

Florida may have a plan to address the increasing number of children who lack health insurance, but it remains to be seen whether the proposal will get funded.

The Trump administration has proposed expanding a policy that would deny green cards to immigrants who access certain public benefits, like food stamps and Medicaid.

That would expand the list of services that some people seeking green cards get penalized for using.

Democrats in Congress spoke out against the proposed regulation in Sunrise Monday morning.

“This proposed rule change has sewn confusion and prompted immigrant families to start avoiding programs they need to raise healthy and productive children,” Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said.

Lawmakers Seek To Streamline KidCare

Oct 10, 2017
FL KidCare Facebook

A Florida Senate committee approved a bill Monday that would streamline a state children's health insurance program, even though Congress has yet to reauthorize funding for the program.

Georgetown University

Recent efforts in Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare are overshadowing an important deadline to fund children's health insurance.