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Florida Blue Symposium to feature health care policy wonk Alan Levine

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While Republicans in Congress struggle with “repeal and replace” of the Affordable Care Act, a group of leading health care professionals look to the future of health care in America by asking “What’s next?” “Affordable Care Act: Where Do We Go From Here – The Politics of health care” is the featured roundtable at the Florida Blue Foundation’s annual Community Health Symposium and Sapphire Awards held April 19-20 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Kissimmee. Among the…

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Florida Blue Symposium to ask ‘what’s next’ with ACA, politics of health care

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With the Affordable Care Act certain to remain a leading issue throughout 2017 and beyond, hundreds of leading health care professionals will gather this spring to discuss the question: “What’s next?” “Affordable Care Act: Where Do We Go From Here — The Politics of Healthcare” is the featured roundtable at the Florida Blue Foundation’s annual Community Health Symposium and Sapphire Awards held April 19-20 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Kissimmee. The two-day conference will host more…

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Florida Blue Symposium to explore ‘Creating a Culture of Health’

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The Florida Blue Foundation will hold its annual Community Health Symposium and Sapphire Awards April 19-20 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Kissimmee. The 2017 conference will feature more than 400 Florida-based, regional and national health professionals; attendees will get an opportunity to learn about health care culture, purpose built communities and communities of health. Discussions will focus on health issues, policy, reform and engagement. Executives on hand will be from a range of private sector, government,…

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Jeb Bush’s ill-starred campaign follows track set by earlier Florida governors

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As Jeb Bush struggles to win the Republican nomination for president, it’s a reminder that he’s sadly following a string of other successful Florida governors who came up far short of capturing the party’s brass ring. Every Florida governor from 1967 to 1979 ran for president, but none of their candidacies went anywhere. Claude Kirk, elected in 1966, was seriously considered as Richard Nixon‘s running mate in 1968 but lost out to Maryland Gov. Spiro Agnew. Kirk lost the governorship…

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