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The number of children covered by Medicaid declined in Florida and other states for the first time in more than a decade.

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West Orange County will be getting a clinic for uninsured pediatric patients in the new year. It will feature a radiology unit and a community garden.

The number and rate of uninsured children increased in Florida and across the nation in 2017, according to a report released today by Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families.

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While Florida has made strides in reducing the number of uninsured children, a national health-care expert warned Thursday that those gains are likely stalling, and she put part of the blame on increased scrutiny of immigration status.

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

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Florida has made significant improvements in providing for its children, a recent study shows.

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According to a new report, more children than ever before have health insurance.

Florida joins 40 other states that insured more children between 2013 and 2015.

High Rate Of Uninsured Hispanic Kids Florida

Feb 3, 2016

The rate of Hispanic children without health insurance fell to a historic low in 2014, the first year that key parts of Obamacare took effect, but they still represent a disproportionate share of the nation’s uninsured youth, according to a new study.

American Community Survey (ACS) data from 2014 .

More than 67,000 Florida children gained health insurance coverage last year with the full implementation of the Affordable Care Act, according to a report released Wednesday by Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute.

When it comes to children getting insurance, there’s good news and bad news. The good news: the number of uninsured children in Florida has dropped—as it has across the county. The bad news: Florida remains near the top of states with the number of kids who don’t have health insurance.

Uninsured Kids’ Rate Dips

Oct 24, 2012

Florida is making great progress in getting children enrolled in health insurance, according to a report released Tuesday. But the authors warn the trend could stall if the state rejects Medicaid expansion.

Between 2009 and 2011, despite the bad economy, Florida was able to reduce the number of uninsured children by 125,000, according to the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute’s Center for Children and Families.