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Florida Voices for Health

Florida Voices for Health is a collaborative of diverse community based organizations working to improve health care outcomes for all Floridians. Our mission is to promote a consumer-driven health care system, accessible to all Floridians, through collective power. We partner with diverse organizations to achieve a holistic model of collaboration to achieve our policy goals.  

#ProtectOurCare Florida

The fight to preserve the benefits of the Affordable Care Act has begun. Nearly 2.2 million Floridians are at risk of losing their health coverage. Approximately 7.8 million Floridians with pre-existing conditions like asthma, diabetes, and cancer could once again be denied affordable, comprehensive coverage that actual covers their health care needs. Click here to learn what you can do to help.

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Florida would see net state budget savings of roughly $200 million in Fiscal Year 2022-23 by expanding the Medicaid program, according to the latest report by the Florida Policy Institute (FPI).

Florida currently receives a 61 percent federal match rate for state dollar...

I remember sitting in the hospital admissions office in 1963. I was 10. When the clerk told my mother the daily charge, I panicked. My mom said, “Don’t worry, we have insurance.”

I’d never heard the word before, but it imprinted on me as something families must have to...

Back in 2014, a 32-year-old mother of three became another statistic, a mounting number underscoring everything that’s wrong with Florida’s stubborn refusal to expand Medicaid.

In March of that year, Charlene Dill collapsed and died on a stranger’s floor. Dill was at th...

The goal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is to improve the health of Americans. A major objective of the legislation is to increase access to health care by reducing financial barriers by making affordable insurance universally available.

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Health insurance coverage is more than just a ticket to see a doctor when you need to. But in Florida where state lawmakers have refused Medicaid expansion, hard-working families are struggling to get ahead because of health care. Kristen’s family is just one of them.

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A new Florida Policy Institute (FPI) report projects net state budget savings of a half billion dollars if Florida expands its Medicaid program. Under the Affordable Care Act, the state can tap into billions of new federal Medicaid dollars if it opts to cover more than...

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Upcoming Events

May 06, 2017

Canvass in Rep. Curbelo's district

Meet at Starbucks South Kendall Square at 11 am.

Lets get out and talk to the community about his vote and the upcoming ACA fight in the Senate.

2017 Doctors for America National Leadership Conference

Join us for a chance to connect with medical professionals across the country who share the same values and ideals. Join us to be inspired by wonderful speakers, and to learn new ways of reaching out to build healthier communities and to address the pressing issues now facing our patients. The work to protect the health care of patients is far from over.

May 09, 2017

Tampa - Press Conference with Rep. Kathy Castor

Join Rep. Kathy Castor

Tuesday, May 9th @ 10:00 A.M 

4144 N. Armenia Ave., Tampa 33607

Press conference highlighting the disability community’s concerns with the American Health Care Act – featuring local consumer stories. Feel free to attend and show support.

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