employee health insurance

A new Commonwealth Fund report finds that workers and their families are spending more of their incomes on health care.

The State of Florida is now providing consumers with more information about health care costs.

Governor Ron DeSantis visited a Walmart in Palm Harbor on Monday to announce the launch of a website where people can go to find prices for common services.

State Economists: State Employee Insurance Trust Fund Solvent, For Now

Aug 21, 2019
Stethoscope on a pile of money.

Despite past worries that the main account that pays for state employees' health-insurance costs will go bust in the next three years, state economists now say that isn't the case. 

Kaiser Family Foundation

Health insurance premiums and deductibles for employer-sponsored plans are costing workers more this year, according to a report from Kaiser Family Foundation.

Changes Slated For State Worker Health Insurance

Oct 11, 2017
Cheap Health Insurance / Flickr

As many as 2,000 obese state employees who suffer from conditions such as diabetes or hypertension can enroll online for a program that provides coverage for treatment and management of obesity and related conditions.

House Looks To Revamp Employee Health Insurance

Feb 9, 2017
The Commonwealth Fund

A House committee next week will consider a proposal for revamping the state-employee health insurance program, long a goal of House Republican leaders.

State Worker Insurance Overhaul Proposed

Jan 7, 2016

A Senate Republican on Wednesday filed a proposal aimed at overhauling the health-insurance program for state employees.

Florida House of Representatives

Since 2005, monthly health insurance premiums for state workers in Florida have stayed the same.

But a bill making its way through the Florida House could make big changes to the state group employee health plan, which covers more than 300,000 state employees and their families.

Right now, workers pay $50 dollars a month for individual coverage, or $180 dollars a month for their family. That’s a fraction of the cost most people who have health insurance through a private employer.