Posts Tagged ‘health insurance’

COPH students help expand “health” options through the Hillsborough County Health Care Plan

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Imagine you’re living paycheck to paycheck and you suddenly lose your job —and your health insurance. What then? The USF College of Public Health (COPH) and its students have long played a vital role in helping to provide health care to those in the community who need it most. College faculty, community leaders and advocates […]

COPH panel discusses proposed changes in health care

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Faculty from the USF College of Public Health Department of Health Policy and Management took part in a community health care action summit hosted by the Tampa Bay Healthcare Collaborative and sponsored by the Foundation for Healthy St. Petersburg on May 19. The summit discussed the proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA) and some implications […]

Health Insurance Marketplace Navigators ready for year two

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The Florida Covering Kids & Families (FL-CKF) Program at the USF College of Public Health’s Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center, was awarded Navigator program funding totaling $5,813,294. The award, funded by the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, was presented on September 2. The USF Navigator program, operated in the COPH, is […]

COPH’s Florida Covering Kids & Families Program awarded $1 million

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The Florida Covering Kids & Families (FL-CKF) Program at the USF College of Public Health’s, received a two-year, $1 million grant. The award, from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, was presented on June 13, 2016 as part of the Connecting Kids to Coverage campaign. The […]

USF ready to train more health insurance navigators

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Once again, the University of South Florida is stepping up to help people enter the health insurance marketplace. Signing up people for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act had its share of complications the last time, but it’s time to do it again. “We want a navigator that consumers are comfortable with,” said Jodi Ray, Project […]

Professor Russell Kirby takes aim at health disparities with pair of published studies

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With an aim to help close health disparities, Dr. Russell Kirby, USF Distinguished Professor and Marrell Endowed Chair in Community and Family Health in the College of Public Health, co-authored two studies, both of which are published in the September issue of the American Journal of Public Health. “They’re completely different projects,” Kirby said. “The […]