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Floridians at the White House to mark six months of new health care law

Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty is expected to be among a number of his peers at the White House today as President Barack Obama marks the 6-month anniversary of the controversial health care law.

The insurance commissioners will meet with HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. The White House says they'll "discuss their efforts to strengthen oversight of insurance premiums and the need to work together to enforce the Patient's Bill of Rights and new patients protections included in the new law."

President Obama will also meet with families affected by the new provisions, including Dawn and Wesley Josephson of Jacksonville. The White House says Dawn is a self-employed professional who has had to secure her own health insurance, but had important benefits excluded because of pre-existing conditions.

It says she was "surprised and elated" to learn that a new policy has no benefit exclusion, even with her son's pre-existing condition -- an eye condition called strabismus.


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Johnny Highroad

Is Alex Sink going to be there? She should be. The Sinker is bought and paid for by liberal unions and extreme leftist special interests and they all support government run health care.

Sink is probably too busy collecting cash from other leberal special inetersts so she can go up on TV and hide her left-wing agenda and record of incompetence.

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