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Outcry to Fix KidCare

Posted by admin on April 20th, 2009 under Florida Health Insurance
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The Florida KidCare Program was designed to provide health insurance benefits on a sliding scale to parents who could not acquire coverage for their children through their own means. While the program is not free, and is based on income and need, a large part of the program will be paid for through SCHIP funds. [...]

Tobacco Sales Feeling the Hit

Posted by admin on March 23rd, 2009 under Florida Health Insurance
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Smokers have already dealt with a steady, but small increase in the cost of cigarettes, but never before has there been such a dramatic hike in prices as they are experiencing now. In order to fund the expanded SCHIP program, which provides health insurance to many children who would otherwise be without, Obama initiated a [...]

Rising Taxes on Cigarettes to Pay for Healthcare

Posted by admin on January 26th, 2009 under Health Insurance
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People tend to view smoking as a terrible vice, almost to the point that those who smoke should be punished for it. We have moved them out of restaraunts and offices, and made them almost a source of embarrassment in society. Some of this seems justified, as the practice of smoking causes cancer and other [...]