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The troubled Florida Health Choices program has again delayed launching an insurance exchange separate from the Affordable Care Act marketplace.

CEO Rose Naff said the interest in purchasing discounted health and dental plans is 10 times higher than they anticipated and she wants to make sure the user experience for the initial launch is perfect. Technology experts are not only retooling the websites front pages, but are now revisiting all the infrastructure.

When a Miami Beach woman dialed 911 to get medical help for her husband, who was still conscious, she assumed help would be there quickly.  But it took 31 minutes and two calls for fire rescue to make the 2-mile dash, and by that time, the patient had died, the Miami Herald reports.