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Feds Award $10M In Grants To Help Floridians Enroll In Obamacare

The grants will help Florida-based and national organizations hire and train enrollment counselors known as “navigators.’’ CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

What Insurance Coverages Follow Your Child To College?

What Insurance Coverages Follow Your Child To College?

Planning for your baby to head to school is a whirlwind – making sure they pick the right classes, acquire everything needed for dorm living and buy essential books and other school supplies. With so many other things to consider, make sure not to overlook insurance. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Health Care Spending To Accelerate

A combination of expanded insurance coverage under President Barack Obama’s law, an aging population, and rising demand, will be squeezing society’s ability to pay. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Affordable Care Act Becoming Less Affordable As Florida Insurers Prepare Big Rate Hikes

Several health insurance companies have plans to raise rates by more than 10 percent. One request is for a 62.57 percent rate hike. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Central Florida PIP Clinic Owner Arrested For Defrauding Insurance Companies

Facing multiple felony charges including the operation of an unlicensed health care clinic and filing false and fraudulent insurance claims, the owner and an office manager face more than 50 years in prison if convicted. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

National Medicare Fraud Roundup Includes 73 South Floridians

The charges are part of the largest criminal health care fraud takedown in the history of the Justice Department. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE


More Than 1.3 Million Floridians May Lose Their Obamacare Subsidies

Those Floridians received an average subsidy of $294 a month in March to reduce their premiums. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

850,000 Floridians Stuck In Healthcare Limbo — And No Solution In Sight

With legislators seemingly deadlocked on Medicaid expansion in Florida, some 850,000 residents in the “coverage gap” are stitching together their medical care through personal ingenuity, half doses of medicines and low-cost clinics. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

States On Edge Over The Future Of Health Insurance Subsidies

Florida has more people on the health care plan than any other state and most of the 1.6 million people receive the subsidy, CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE


ObamaCare Penalty May Come A Shock At Tax Time

As we approach the tax-filing season, the complex, indeed inscrutable, structure of the subsidies ObamaCare provided for the middle class to buy insurance could end up making Tax Day 2015 an especially unhappy one for many Americans. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

3 Crucial Things To Know About Long-Term-Care Insurance

Long-term-care insurance is a product that offers buyers some peace of mind. But it has also saddled some longtime holders with a different kind of financial worry. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Medical Marijuana And Homeowners Insurance

As the legalization of medical marijuana spreads, questions about the coverage that will be provided in areas such as health and homeowners insurance have started to arise. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

Obamacare Open Enrollment Begins November 15

Unlike last year, when it lasted six months, the enrollment period in 2014 is only scheduled for three months. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE

A Beginner’s Guide To The Complicated World Of Health Care Pricing

As if health care pricing wasn’t convoluted enough, it’s hard to talk about it without running into some conversation-stopping jargon. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR A GLOSSARY OF COMMON TERMS IN THE WORLD OF HEALTH CARE FINANCE

Small Firms Slow to Embrace ACA Business Exchanges

Only 2 percent of all eligible businesses have checked out so-called SHOP (Small Business Health Options Program) exchanges in the 15 states where they have been available since last October. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE FOR MORE