Healthcare


A supporter of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) stands in front of the Supreme Court of the United States as the Court begins hearing arguments from California v. Texas about the legality of the ACA on November 10, 2020 in Washington, DC. Today is the first time that the Court is hearing a case with all three of President Donald Trump's appointments; Associate Justices Neil Gorsuch, Bret Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett. California v. Texas is the Republican's latest effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act after repeated efforts to repeal the Act through the legislative process. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)
Need Health Insurance? Here’s How to Enroll in the Affordable Care Act for 2023

There are a number of changes coming to ACA coverage in 2023. Here’s a breakdown of what enrollees need to know, and how to apply.

Florida - Transgender - DeSantis
Florida Approves ‘Dangerous’ Ban on Transgender Health Care Treatment for Youth at DeSantis’ Urging

The governor has made criticizing such treatments for minors a routine part of his reelection campaign, often referring to the procedures in graphic terms during rallies and speeches.

roe-wade
Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade. What Does That Mean for Floridians?

Here's what the SCOTUS decision and Gov. DeSantis' new abortion ban mean for Florida.

Florida - Vaccines - Kids
Florida Is the Only State that Didn’t Preorder Infants’ COVID-19 Vaccines

US regulators authorized the first COVID-19 shots for infants and preschoolers, but Gov. DeSantis decided not to facilitate their distribution, delaying their availability in children's hospitals and other facilities that have relied on state distribution of the shots.

Supreme Court - Abortion - Legal
This Is What Overturning Roe v. Wade Could Mean for Florida

According to the draft released on Monday, each state would be able to make its own laws. Last month, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a law banning abortions after 15 weeks.

diabetes
Democrats’ Bill Limits Insulin Costs to $35 a Month. 193 House Republicans Voted Against It.

Price-gouging by drug makers has raised the price of insulin by almost 500 percent in recent years, with some paying more than $1,000 a month for the medication, even with insurance.

Homeless - federal funding - Florida
Central Florida Obtains Record Number in Federal Funds for the Homeless

es for people who have been on the streets for years, struggle with mental illness or physical disabilities, as well as victims of domestic violence and human trafficking will be expanded.