There were 2.7 million Medicaid patients in Florida in 2009. The governor has proposed adding $2.6 billion to care for the expected 300,000 additional patients in 2011. The cost of caring for 2.3 million clients in 2010 was $18.8 billion. This is nearly 30% of Florida's budget.
Medicaid paid for 60% of all births in Florida in 2009.
The state has a program for those not covered by Medicaid.
Some people suffer from various allergies from plants at varying seasons including pollen from oak trees and juniper shrubs.
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“Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”
—Constitution of the World Health Organization.
“Give a man health and a course to steer; and hell never stop to trouble about whether hes happy or not.”
—George Bernard Shaw (18561950)
“But from the good health of the mind comes that which is dear to all and the object of prayerhappiness.”
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