Hillsborough County Health Care Plan

A health plan that provides care to low-income Hillsborough County residents is expanding to serve more people.

A year ago, Manatee County voters nixed a half-cent sales tax to provide health care for poor residents. Now, county commissioners are thinking about starting over again.

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For nearly 25 years, the Brandon Outreach Clinic has provided free health care to people who can't get care any other way. The Affordable Care Act is supposed to change that.