June 14th, 2017
Federal funding cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program would shift costs to Floridians and leave families without sufficient food on their tables June 14, 2017 LAKE MARY, FL –  The Florida Policy Institute (FPI) and Florida Legal Services Inc. today pointed to a new report on the fiscal impact...
June 8th, 2017
In a Public News Service segment, Veronica Carter spoke with Anne Swerlick, health policy analyst at the Florida Policy Institute, and discussed a new report from the Georgetown University Center on Children and Families on rural health and Medicaid.
June 7th, 2017
The Florida Policy Institute (FPI) today joined the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) in announcing a new report, authored by the CCF and the Rural Health Research Project of the University of North Carolina, which shows that a larger share of children in small towns and rural areas of the Sunshine State rely on Medicaid to provide access to health care than those living in urban areas.
May 26th, 2017
Congressional Budget Office score shows latest version of American Health Care Act passed by the U.S. House would result in massive loss of vital health care coverage for 23 million people, including families, adults with disabilities, children, seniors and people with pre-existing conditions LAKE MARY, FL – The Florida Policy...
May 24th, 2017
“According to the estimate just released by the Congressional Budget Office on the latest version of the American Health Care Act, 23 million people would lose health care coverage by 2026 — with 14 million losing coverage in the first year — while high-income earners would enjoy hundreds of billions...
May 23rd, 2017
The Florida Hospital Association's "Some Cuts Won't Heal" project features video testimonials from patients (and their loved ones), medical practitioners and other health professionals on the importance of Medicaid in providing access to life-saving (and life-changing) treatment.
May 19th, 2017
The U.S. House’s Affordable Care Act repeal bill — the American Health Care Act — could force Sunshine State residents receiving Medicaid home- and community-based services into institutions or nursing homes LAKE MARY, FL – The Florida Policy Institute (FPI) today announced that findings in a new Center on Budget...
May 18th, 2017
Florida Politics,  a statewide, new media platform published by Peter Schorsch, picked up FPI’s press release on the harmful, disproportionate effect that cuts to Medicaid would have on women and girls: “A Florida-based think tank is warning the Republican-supported health care bill will severely harm those on Medicaid if enacted....
May 17th, 2017
In the Palm Beach Post’s “Protect Your Pocket” blog, Charles Elmore writes: “Florida’s number of uninsured adults is rising, new numbers show, even as Congress and the Trump administration consider legislation that could push millions more out of health coverage. The nation’s uninsured rate remained essentially unchanged at an all-time...
May 15th, 2017
Nearly 40 million women in the U.S. rely on the Medicaid program, which covers 63 percent of births in Florida LAKE MARY, FL – The Florida Policy Institute (FPI) today pointed to new findings by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) showing that the health care bill passed...
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