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Medicaid Eligibility Find out if you are eligible to receive food stamps, cash, low or no cost health insurance, or help paying Medicare premiums.

Medicaid Application Apply for Medicaid online.

Your Medicare Coverage Information about Medicare health care benefits.

Medicaid Area Offices Find a Medicaid Area Office near you.

Florida HealthyKids Florida Healthy Kids insurance online application.

Medicare General information about Medicare including eligibility, benefits, and how to enroll.

Medicare Eligilibility Tool Find out if you are eligible for Medicare.

Cobra Eligilibility Find out about your eligibility for COBRA here.

Cover Florida Healthcare Florida sponsored healthcare plans.

Health Plan Information Find health plans in your county and compare health plan quality.

Social Security Benefits See if you are eligible for benefits from the Social Security Administration.

Social Security Disability Benefits Find out how to apply for Social Security Disability Benefits.

Social Security Online Find out about social security benefits.

Social Security Offices Find a social security office in your area.

Veteran Benefits Application Apply for veterans benefits online.

Veteran Benefits in Florida A guide to benefits for Florida veterans.

Department of Veteran Affairs Veterans benefits and services information.

Veterans Affairs Find Veterans Affairs facilities in Florida.

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Health Resources and Services Administration Find a federally-funded health care center near you.

Assistive Technology Information Find assistive technology thats right for you by borrowing from the Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology.

FAAST Funding Sources Database Find a funding source for Assistive Services and Technology.

Assistive Technology Loan Program Search the Assistive Technology Loan Program database.

New Horizon Fund Loans for all types of assistive devices and to purchase equipment for starting or maintaining a home-based business.

WIC Locations by County Find the office providing WIC services nearest you.

Summer Food Programs for Children Find a Summer Food Program for Children site near you.

Food Stamps Application Apply for food stamps here.

Good Nutrition for Women, Infants & Children General WIC rules for Florida residents.

Health Grants Information on grants available through the National Institutes of Health.

Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged Look up your county to find out where to call to schedule a ride.

Legal (Return to Top)

Birth, Death, Marriage, and Divorce Certificates Order birth, death, divorce, & marriage certificates.

File a Healthcare complaint Information about filing a complaint against a Florida health care professional (1-866-966-7226).

Closed Liability Claims Search Search for closed liability claims on doctors, dentists, hospitals, HMOs, abortion clinics, ambulatory surgical centers, crisis stabilization centers and lawyers.

Medical Quality Assurance Verify, renew, apply for a license. File a complaint, request public record, report unlicensed activity.

Health Plan Report Card Choose a health plan that's right for you and your family by seeing how well plans in your area perform.

Florida Department of Elder Affairs Caregivers Website Resources and programs for caregivers, such as respite care.

Human Care Licensing Information on licensing for all types of human care.

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Community Behavioral Health Services Locator Find a Community Behavioral Health Services near you.

Agency for Persons with Disabilities Agency for Persons with Disabilities information.

Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities Find an area office of the APD near you.

Child Abuse Resources Resources about child abuse and how to prevent it.

Child Help Hotline National child report hotline (1-800-4-A-CHILD)

Reporting Abuse Report suspicions of abuse, abandonment, or neglect for all ages 1-800-962-2873.

National Center for Victims of Crime Assistance and information for victims of crime.

Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network National sexual abuse hotline and support (1-800-656-4673).

Adult Survivors of Child Abuse Support for adults who suffered child abuse.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline A free, 24-hour suicide prevention hotline (1-800-273-8255).

Red Cross Locate the nearest Red Cross agency.

Prescriptions (Return to Top)

Florida Discount Drug Cards Florida Discount Drug Card program information and enrollment.

Florida Prescription Drug Prices Look for prescription drug prices. Lists the price of a 30 day supply.

Medicare Prescription Drug Assistance Get extra help to pay for the premiums, deductibles, and co-payments related to the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan.

Getting Prescription Drug Refilled During Hurricane Season Prescription drug refills during hurricane season.

Doctors (Return to Top)

Health Practitioner License Search Look up the license of any Florida healthcare practitioner.

Health Practitioner Profiles Look up health care practitioner profile (education, proceedings, actions, etc).

Florida Health Finder Find and compare Florida healthcare facilities and search the multimedia encyclopedia for health topics.

Veteran Nursing Facility Information Find veterans' homes and skilled nursing facilities.

Healthcare Facilities Find a health facility or healthcare provider close to you.

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Low-Cost Dental Service Locator Dental Hygiene Schools often provide low-cost dental services to adults and children. This link shows a list of dental hygiene schools in Florida.

Low Cost Dental Care Find sources for low cost dental care.

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Infant Immunizations 2012 Recommended child immunization schedule for children aged birth through six years.

Child Immunizations 2012 Recommended child immunization schedule for children aged seven through eighteen years.

Immunization Facts General information about infant immunizations.

Healthy Diets for Children Healthy menus and recipes.

Rasing Healthy Children Learn about raising healthy children and safety in the home and community.

Physical Activities and Nutrition Resources for Parents A variety of physical activity and nutrition resources for parents.

First Aid for Children Information about keeping children safe

Early Childhood Resources Online activities and resources for early childhood.

Child Care Information for Parents and Providers Guidelines and recommendations for providing child care.

Safe and Healthy Family Information Information to keep your family safe and healthy.

Child Safety Seats Guidelines and recommendations about child safety seats.

Child Disability Social Security Application Application for social security disability for children.

Children Who Bite Other Children Information about children who bite other children.

Missing and Exploited Children Hotline National missing and exploited children hotline (1-800-843-5678).

Florida Patient Bill of Rights Read the Florida Patient Bill of Rights statute.

Illnesses/Conditions (Return to Top)

Florida Cancer Trials Matching Service Find a clincal cancer trial in your area.

MedlinePlus Trusted health information about drugs and supplements, health topics, and current health news.

Common Diseases and Conditions for Infants CDC information about common diseases and conditions for children aged birth-3 years old.

Ear Infection Information Information about children who have ear infections.

Fetal Alcohol Disorders (FASDs) Information about children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs).

Jaundice in Infants Warning signs of Jaundice/Kernicterus in new born infants.

ADHD Information Information about children with ADHD.

Immune System Disorder Information Information about children with immune system disorders.

Group B Strep Information Information about group B strep also known as baby strep.

Rotavirus Information about Rotavirus prevention and detection in children.

Recreational Water Illness Information about recreational water illnesses (RWI).

Seasonal FLU Seasonal flu information for parents.

Whooping Cough Information Information about Pertussis (Whooping Cough) regarding infants.

Asthma Information Information about children with asthma.

Autism Spectrum Disorder Information Information about children with Autism Spectrum disorders.

Blood Disorder Information Information about children with Blood Disorders.

Common Diseases and Conditions for children CDC information about common diseases and conditions for children aged 4-11 years old.

Epilesy Information Information about children with epilesy.

Special Needs Information Resources for parents of children with special needs.

Spina Bifida Information Information about children with spina bifida.

Tramatic Brain Injury Information Information about children with traumatic brain injuries.

Human Papillomavirus Information about Human Papillomavirus (HPV) from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Cancer Information Information about children with cancer.

Diabetes Information Information about newly diagnosed children with diabetes.

Down Syndrome Information Information about children with down syndrome.

Cerebral Palsy Information Information about children with cerebral palsy.

Cystic Fibrosis Information Information about children with cystic fibrosis.

Heart Disease Information Information about children with heart disease.

HIV/AIDs Information Information about children with HIV/AIDs.

Muscular Dystrophy Information Information about children with Muscular Dystrophy.

Scoliosis Information Information about children with scoliosis.

Preventing Asthma in Your Home Information about preventing asthma triggers in your home.

Seniors (Return to Top)

Benefits Check Up Find benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources.

Senior Health Basic health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.

Senior Citizen Resources Official information and services for seniors from the U.S. government.

Adult Family Care Homes Locate adult family care homes near you.

Assisted Living Facilities Locate assisted living facilities near you.

Senior Housing and Services Find senior housing and care options.

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*All resources and topics above are a representative sample. While it is not possible to include all potential medical resources, we will continue to add more resources and topics as our E-Government policies evolve.

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