Julio Fuentes, president of the Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce --with Health Care for Florida Now members, said Thursday that 36 percent of Florida Latinos lack health care insurance. Photo by James Call.
A Republican representative is calling on Florida's residents to help persuade his fellow GOP lawmakers to extend Medicaid coverage to nearly a million Floridians who have no health insurance.
“It greatly concerns me by the time session ends nothing will have been accomplished,” said Rep. Mike Fasano, R-Pasco at a news conference organized by Health Care for Florida Now, a coalition of 83 Florida-based groups supporting expansion of Medicaid as called for in the Affordable Care Act.
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