Archive | In the News RSS feed for this section

Children’s Cabinet Pushes To Expand KidCare

October 6, 2015

0 Comments

By Margie Menzel, The News Service of Florida The Florida Children and Youth Cabinet is calling on lawmakers to help the children of legal immigrants get health coverage through KidCare, a subsidized insurance program that serves children from low- and moderate-income families. Cabinet members voted to send a letter to Senate Health Policy Chairman Aaron […]

Continue reading...

Lawmaker to Feds: Make Florida Give Poor Kids Healthcare

September 11, 2015

0 Comments

By Carol Marbin Miller, The Miami Herald U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor is asking federal health administrators to investigate Florida’s “outrageous and miserable history” of denying adequate healthcare to impoverished and disabled children, saying the state has deliberately ignored a judge’s ruling that Florida’s insurer for the needy is systematically violating federal law. In a letter […]

Continue reading...

Florida Has Its Priorities – And They Don’t Include Sick, Disabled Kids

September 2, 2015

0 Comments

By Fred Grimm, The Miami Herald They deny it. Of course, they deny crafting policies that regard chronically ill and disabled kids as expendable line items, as so much flab to be excised from the budget of Children’s Medical Services. State health department officials deny that they designed a clever new screening system calibrated to […]

Continue reading...

After Decades of Success, Kids’ Health Care Threatened

March 23, 2015

0 Comments

By Linda Merrell While many of us might disagree on policies and laws when it comes to health care, I think we all can agree that the health and well-being of our children should be a top priority. Florida did make child health a priority years ago, as one of three pioneer states in the […]

Continue reading...
Floating Social Media Icons by Acurax Wordpress Designers