Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy (FCFEP)

Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy (FCFEP) conducts independent research, develops new ideas, and advises policymakers on state fiscal and economic policy. The Center pays close attention to how policy impacts low- and moderate-income individuals, families and neighborhoods, workers and small businesses. The Center works toward public awareness of the need to adequately fund programs that improve opportunities, choices, quality of life outcomes and the economic well-being of all Floridians, especially children. FCFEP’s advocacy work includes publishing independent research, identifying new ideas, and advising policymakers on emerging state health coverage issues. See below for more information about FCFEP’s recent activities, accomplishments, and advocacy work and tools!

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  • FCFEP Highlights Legislation to Expand Coverage to Legal Immigrant Children

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    The Florida Center for Fiscal and Economic Policy released a report highlighting proposed state legislation that would expand CHIP coverage to legal immigrant children. The Naples News also published an article on the legislation and referenced KidsWell Florida’s study on enrolling and retaining children in KidCare. In addition, KidsWell Florida was highlighted in The News Service of Florida (available through private subscription only) on providing coverage for immigrant children and Medicaid Expansion within the state.

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