3 million Florida residents need health insurance says Governor Charlie Crist

Florida residents are in desperate need of insurance with 3 million uninsured. Gov. Charlie Crist has brought a plan to bring low-cost health insurance.

December 11, 2008, West Palm Beach, FL (JusticeNewsFlash.com)–Justice informers with JusticeNewsFlash.com (JNF) and South Florida civil justice attorneys announce health insurance coverage plan proposed by Florida Governor Charlie Crist in Tallahassee. With more than three million Floridians without health insurance, Crist has finalized a plan called Cover Florida, to bring low-cost health coverage to Florida residents www.CoverFloridaHealthCare.com. Companies involved include, Florida Health Care Plans, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida and United Healthcare. Other companies will offer coverage in select counties only.

Top justice government health and law reporters alert Florida state lawmakers in Tallahassee approved Cover Florida last spring. Insurance and legal experts are debating the quality and cost effectiveness of Cover Florida. Below are the following details about Cover Florida:

-Must be age19 to 64
-Uninsured for at least six months
-COBRA payments have been exhausted
-Offers catastrophic and preventive plans
-Rates depend on the age and gender
-25 plans to choose from

JNF social responsibility correspondents know the importance of having health insurance when consumers become sick. Hospital and medical bills add up quickly and the ability to pay may be the final factor in receiving the care you need. If you are having problems with your insurance coverage and your company is refusing to honor its policy you may be entitled to compensation. Contacting a Palm Beach County attorney who specializes in insurance litigation may help you recover from your damages and injuries.

As reported by Heather L. Ryan, JNF reporter specializing in insurance litigation and government health and law news.

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About the Author Justice Seeker

Heather L. Ryan, R.N., C.L.N.C- Heather Ryan is a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant with 15 years of experience in the health care industry. Her expertise in reviewing medical records and assisting lawyers with the determination as to whether legal action should be taken provides an invaluable asset to the newsroom. Medical-malpractice, products liability, personal injury and workers’ compensation are some of the recent areas of litigation Ms. Ryan has focused her efforts on. A member of the Florida Justice Association, Heather maintains a long list of certifications and credentials to support her areas of expertise and stays up-to-date with her clinical knowledge working as an emergency room/trauma nurse, at a Level 1, Adult/Pediatric trauma and teaching institution in South Florida.