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ICYMI: State REFUSES to Offer Relief to KidCare Recipients

From Johanna Cervone, FDP Spokesperson: “The health and safety of Florida’s children must come before anything else. It is unacceptable that state officials have not done more to offer relief to KidCare recipients who have lost their incomes or homes to Hurricane Irma. Rick Scott must immediately reverse this shameful decision by the Agency for Healthcare Administration and postpone collection of premiums for families in distress.”
Miami Herald:  State tells parents to ‘pay up’ or lose kids’ insurance if Irma caused missed payment
By Mary Ellen Klas 
October 5, 2017
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See also: CNN:  Pediatricians say Florida hurt sick kids to help big GOP donors, Miami Herald:  Bitter pill: How Florida rations care for frail kids  Miami Herald: Judge slaps Florida for purging sick kids from treatment program.

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