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Florida bans Obamacare outreach from county health facilities

The Florida Department of Health will not allow outreach workers to sign up uninsured residents for the Affordable Care Act at county health facilities across the state, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday. “This program has raised privacy concerns due to the consumer information that will be gathered for use…

Tennessee bill would force state to publicly name abortion doctors

A new bill headed for a vote by a Tennessee House committee this week targets abortion providers by requiring the state’s Department of Health to publish detailed information about doctors on a public website. Known as H.B. 3308, or the “Life Defense Act of 2012,” the bill would not actually…