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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.

Latest News

Last week, the Medicaid Matters Florida coalition hosted a virtual event titled 'COVID-19: Health Care Resources for Low-Income Floridians.’

Anne Swerlick from the Florida Policy Institute, Alison Yager from the Florida Health Justice Project, and Tomica Smith from Flor...

Florida residents who are ill and are experiencing symptoms associated with covid-19, the novel coronavirus, are advised by the Florida Department of Health to contact their primary healthcare provider. Here is where Florida’s uninsured can get healthcare through the p...

Given troubling new trends, reports, and stories from Florida’s most vulnerable residents, the Medicaid Matters for Florida Coalition, are renewing their call to state lawmakers to join 36 states and DC that have expanded Medicaid.

The coalition’s case for urgency is un...

January 7, 2020

The Affordable Care Act has been a lifesaver. I was recently diagnosed with an illness and immediately started treatment because I have health insurance though the Marketplace.

I realize that others aren’t so lucky. My daughter has been living without health insurance f...

I appreciate Frank Gluck’s recent update on Florida’s leading status during this year’s Open Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act ("Florida leading on Obamacare enrollments but largely without federal help", Nov. 30, News-Press).

However, Florida must also act to expa...

Thirty-seven states have recognized the numerous benefits of increasing access to health care through Medicaid expansion.

In expansion states, all adults with income up to 138 percent of the poverty level have access to things such as life-saving medications, mental hea...

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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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