affordable care act

Where Florida ranks in WalletHub’s ‘2016 Best & Worst States for Doctors’

WITH THE ENORMOUS INVESTMENT of time and resources that goes into becoming a doctor, choosing a place to practice deserves careful consideration. As the Affordable Care Act and insurance reform continue to be critical issues in the realm of Florida healthcare, the rapidly evolving economic and legal landscape will play a role in where to …

Where Florida ranks in WalletHub’s ‘2016 Best & Worst States for Doctors’ Read More »

Practicing in the field of telemedicine

Do the risks still far outweigh the benefits? THE HEALTHCARE LANDSCAPE has changed radically in recent years. Implementation of the Affordable Care Act, expanding roles for nurse practitioners and physician assistants, meaningful use, and ICD-10 preparation are just the highlights. But one change that often gets overlooked is the rapid expansion of telemedicine.

Health insurance update: Who falls in the coverage gap and how can they get insured?

“I think most of the providers that volunteer feel a moral and ethical obligation to help take care of those people.” — Dr. David Loewy, volunteer with We Care of Polk County LOCAL RESIDENTS who have issues getting health insurance coverage are fortunate in that there are many agencies here that offer a wide range …

Health insurance update: Who falls in the coverage gap and how can they get insured? Read More »

PCMA Letter: Helping the insured, under-insured, and uninsured

IN THIS EDITION of Central Florida Health News, various organizations and medical experts talk about ways the community is working together to help residents understand the nuances of navigating their health insurance plans. In addition, this issue also features information on how the under-insured and the uninsured can get assistance finding affordable healthcare coverage. While …

PCMA Letter: Helping the insured, under-insured, and uninsured Read More »

Florida’s ranking in the best and worst states for doctors

New report helps reveal Florida’s workplace advantages and disadvantages for practicing physicians WHEN EXAMINING CAREERS, there are few jobs considered to be as esteemed as that of a physician. Being some of the most dedicated professionals, they have to somehow pay for years of expensive education, endure some of the most intense training, and work …

Florida’s ranking in the best and worst states for doctors Read More »

Anticipated new sign ups during the next ACA open enrollment period

As you know, the next enrollment period for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) begins on November 15.  According to the Miami Herald, new Florida sign-ups are anticipated to be in excess of 200,000.  This projection was calculated by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, and the Miami Herald reports that would bring …

Anticipated new sign ups during the next ACA open enrollment period Read More »

Skip to content