Federal grant to fund a health clinic in Haines City - 12.20.16

A community health clinic to serve low-income residents is expected to open in Haines City by mid-April now that Central Florida Health Care has been awarded a startup grant.​

Locals await impact from pledged repeal of health care law - 11.24.16

While campaigning, President-elect Donald Trump pledged to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Day 1 of his presidency. He has not released detailed plans and leaders in the Polk County health care industry seem to be taking a wait-and-see attitude.

Florida Community Loan Fund awarded $65 million to drive tax credit impact​ - 11.22.16

Florida Community Loan Fund, a statewide source of flexible financing for community and economic development, has received $65 million in New Markets Tax Credit allocation authority from the U.S. Department of Treasury Community Development Financial Institutions Fund.

Health insurance enrollment period starts Tuesday - 11.3.16

Tuesday is the first day of a three-month open enrollment period for Affordable Care Act health insurance through the Marketplace.

Polk voters to decide whether to keep sales tax for indigent care​ - 10.18.16

Putting aside the Donald vs. Hillary race and the congressional head butting about Obamacare, there is a health policy decision that is entirely up to Polk County voters: whether to extend the local half-cent sales tax for indigent health care.

Local business honored at Winter Haven Chamber meeting - 9.30.16

Companies big and small were celebrated Thursday at the Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Meeting.

With 49 percent of Polk kids on Medicaid, dental care an issue - 7.31.16

Limited number of clinics accept Medicaid's low pay rate.

 

Poll: Oral health impacts quality of life - 6.20.16

Nearly 30 percent of Americans across all income levels say dental problems affect the quality of their life, with low-income adults most affected.

Clinic opens in Dundee to serve children on Medicaid - 3.29.16
Health care will again be accessible for about 700 young Medicaid patients with the opening of Dundee Pediatrics.

 

Donated van to take East Polk veterans to medical clinic - 3.28.16
On Tuesday evening, the Legion post is accepting donation of the van from Central Florida Health Care, a federally qualified community health clinic that is in the process of being designated as a Veterans Choice Provider.

 

Drug review part of wellness fair - 3.10.16
To help raise awareness, the Lakeland clinic is hosting a wellness fair, including a brown-bag drug review on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.

Pediatric Medicaid practice in Lakeland continues despite doctor's death - 3.9.16
When longtime pediatrician Karen B. Schick, 59, died Feb. 5 after a brief illness, 10,000 to 15,000 children lost their doctor.

Planned Parenthood in Winter Haven shuts down - 2.10.16
State lawmakers in the Florida House are working on a budget that makes sure no money goes to Planned Parenthood.

A community health clinic to serve low-income residents is expected to open in Haines City by mid-April now that Central Florida Health Care has been awarded a startup grant.​

Locals await impact from pledged repeal of health care law - 11.24.16

While campaigning, President-elect Donald Trump pledged to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Day 1 of his presidency. He has not released detailed plans and leaders in the Polk County health care industry seem to be taking a wait-and-see attitude.

Florida Community Loan Fund awarded $65 million to drive tax credit impact​ - 11.22.16

Florida Community Loan Fund, a statewide source of flexible financing for community and economic development, has received $65 million in New Markets Tax Credit allocation authority from the U.S. Department of Treasury Community Development Financial Institutions Fund.

Health insurance enrollment period starts Tuesday - 11.3.16

Tuesday is the first day of a three-month open enrollment period for Affordable Care Act health insurance through the Marketplace.

Polk voters to decide whether to keep sales tax for indigent care​ - 10.18.16

Putting aside the Donald vs. Hillary race and the congressional head butting about Obamacare, there is a health policy decision that is entirely up to Polk County voters: whether to extend the local half-cent sales tax for indigent health care.

Local business honored at Winter Haven Chamber meeting - 9.30.16

Companies big and small were celebrated Thursday at the Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Meeting.

With 49 percent of Polk kids on Medicaid, dental care an issue - 7.31.16

Limited number of clinics accept Medicaid's low pay rate.

 

Poll: Oral health impacts quality of life - 6.20.16

Nearly 30 percent of Americans across all income levels say dental problems affect the quality of their life, with low-income adults most affected.

Clinic opens in Dundee to serve children on Medicaid - 3.29.16
Health care will again be accessible for about 700 young Medicaid patients with the opening of Dundee Pediatrics.

 

Donated van to take East Polk veterans to medical clinic - 3.28.16
On Tuesday evening, the Legion post is accepting donation of the van from Central Florida Health Care, a federally qualified community health clinic that is in the process of being designated as a Veterans Choice Provider.

 

Drug review part of wellness fair - 3.10.16
To help raise awareness, the Lakeland clinic is hosting a wellness fair, including a brown-bag drug review on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.

Pediatric Medicaid practice in Lakeland continues despite doctor's death - 3.9.16
When longtime pediatrician Karen B. Schick, 59, died Feb. 5 after a brief illness, 10,000 to 15,000 children lost their doctor.

Planned Parenthood in Winter Haven shuts down - 2.10.16
State lawmakers in the Florida House are working on a budget that makes sure no money goes to Planned Parenthood.

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