Medicaid Matters for Florida

Welcome to Florida Voices for Health

Florida Voices for Health is a coalition of diverse community based organizations working to improve health care outcomes for all Floridians. We can only do that when people get informed, share their stories, and take action! 

Find out about our partners, projects, and how you can get involved. 

Find free and low cost health care, learn how to use your insurance, and read the health care stories of fellow Floridians.

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Resources for statewide coalition partners. 

February 19, 2020

Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), I was able to get health insurance for the first time in my life. Shortly thereafter, I was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer — one of the most difficult cancers to treat. After enduring many grueling rounds of chemot...

February 5, 2020

Health care is a hot topic but understanding the system can be a hot mess. This month, join Florida Voices for Health for a series of educational webinars about key aspects of health care and opportunities to get involved. You can be a part of the shared learning by re...

January 27, 2020

During the 2018 session, Florida lawmakers voted to cut the Retroactive Medicaid Eligibility (RME) period for non-pregnant adults over 21. Seniors, people with disabilities, and parents taking care of minor children are now only eligible for up to 30 days of retroactiv...

January 17, 2020

House Speaker Jose Oliva has cited the example of other states when it comes to CS/HB 607 which would allow advanced practice registered nurses to admit, handle care in, or discharge patients from facilities. However, Speaker Oliva continues to ignore the proven positi...

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“If you take away the funding for home and community based services, then people will no longer have a path to staying in their homes"

- Karen Clay, Mother, Tampa 

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