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Florida Children’s Health Expert Shares Insights on Major Turning Point for Immigrant Kids

April 5, 2016

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By Diana Ragbeer, The Children’s Trust On Thursday, March 17, Governor Rick Scott signed HB 5101 into law, thereby lifting the five-year waiting period for lawfully residing immigrant children to receive subsidized CHIP and Medicaid through Florida KidCare. This makes Florida the 31st state to take advantage of the provision known as the Legal Immigrant Children’s […]

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Tell Congress: Support the Children’s Health Insurance Program

August 4, 2014

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  Dear Supporter, In 1997, with strong bipartisan support in Congress, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) was created. CHIP gives states financial support to expand publicly funded health coverage to uninsured children who are not eligible for Medicaid. In Florida, you might recognize our CHIP program, together with Medicaid for children, as Florida KidCare. […]

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Action Alert: Don’t Let Your Voice Be Drowned Out, Speak Up For SB 282 and HB 7!

April 17, 2014

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 Action Alert: SB 282 and HB 7 Need Your Voice Now More Than Ever Before! During the 2014 Florida legislative session, HB 7 and SB 282 have made incredible strides towards becoming a reality. Now that progress is being threatened by a very vocal minority that have urged your representatives to vote against the bill. With so […]

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Action Alert: SB 282 and HB 7 Need Your Voice Now More Than Ever Before!

April 9, 2014

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ACTION ALERT: Join KidsWell Florida in the Fight to Ensure Access to Health Care For All of Our Kids! Thanks to the relentless commitment of advocates and concerned Floridians like you, last week, SB 282 passed through the Senate Health Policy Committee. Despite this major victory, there is still work to be done to reach […]

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