Health Care Defense
While the 2017 Congress was unable to repeal the ACA and fundamentally alter the Medicaid program, threats to Medicaid, Medicare and the Affordable Care Act remain. FHJP is defending against those through outreach, education, and collaboration. Read more about our work on the following:
Working with local, state and national partners in defending Medicaid, e.g.:
Medicare is a critical part of the health care system. There is much to be done in order to strengthen and protect the program so that it can adequately serve the health care needs of low-income Floridians.
Along with Center on Medicare Rights, we filed a lawsuit in the Southern District court of Florida defending the right of a low-income disabled Medicare beneficiary who has been denied coverage of a medically necessary medication. Read more