Blog Posts in "Health Care Reform"

Posted by & filed under South Carolina, Volunteer Care.

Low-income South Carolinians now have new options to get the care they need thanks to FGA’s Volunteer Care Program, which was signed into law by Governor Nikki Haley earlier this month. Originally known as the Immunity from Liability for Providing Free Health Care Services bill, sets up a program that would mirror Florida’s wildly successful Volunteer Health Services program. In...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Health Care Reform, Kansas, Volunteer Care.

In exciting news for low-income Kansas residents, a bill setting up a program that would mirror Florida’s Volunteer Health Services in the Sunflower State has passed both house of the state's legislature and been approved by the governor. The bill, which began as HB 2615 in the House, was signed into law by Governor Sam Brownback earlier this month. Florida’s Volunteer...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Utah, Volunteer Care.

In exciting news for low-income Utah residents, a bill setting up a program that would mirror Florida’s Volunteer Health Services in the Beehive State has passed into law. The bill, HB 186, introduced and shepherded by Rep. David Lifferth and Sen. Brian Shiozawa, was signed by Governor Gary Herbert. Florida’s Volunteer Health Services program is one example of how innovative...[ read more ]

Posted by & filed under Health Care Reform, Ohio, Volunteer Care.

There is some exciting news for low-income Ohioans: Representative Robert Sprague and Senator Peggy Lehner have each introduced a bill into the legislature that would bring Florida’s Volunteer Health Services (VHS) program to the Buckeye State. VHS is a great example of an innovative solution to the problem of access to quality health care; it utilizes existing medical resources to...[ read more ]