Stories tagged: "health coverage"


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Florida GOP Lawmakers Refuse to Expand Medicaid. This Is How It Hurts Latinos.

A recent study shows a correlation between the lack of Medicaid expansion and healthcare inequalities in low-income communities, particularly among Latinos.

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Charlie Crist Runs to Unseat Gov. DeSantis in 2022 with a Clear Message: ‘Stop the Division and Hate’.

Calling Florida Gov. DeSantis “a radical sort of mini-Trump,” the US representative prepares to run against the Republican incumbent.

Healthcare of 2 Million Floridians Hangs in the Balance With Affordable Care Act Lawsuit

Oral arguments in the lawsuit before the Supreme Court are set for a week after Election Day. It will be one of the first cases heard by Trump appointed conservative Justice Amy Coney Barrett.

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Nearly 30 Million Americans Went Without Health Coverage Last Year. Then the Pandemic Hit.

The continued loss of health coverage under the Trump administration has eroded the gains made since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, which made insurance attainable for 20 million people.

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Nearly 13 Million Americans Have Lost Employer-Provided Health Insurance. Now What?

A new poll found that an overwhelming majority (72%) of Americans say that it’s either the “most important or a very important thing” that the next coronavirus relief package includes major new steps on health care.

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35 Million Americans Could Lose Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance, Report Finds

Experts and patient advocates say the coronavirus crisis reveals the urgent need to move away from an employer-based insurance system.

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Here’s How to Apply for Health Insurance If You Lost Your Job Because of Coronavirus

Under the ACA, people who experience “qualifying life events,” such as losing their jobs, can enroll in a health insurance plan on the individual markets.