Scott Darius is the Executive Director of Florida Voices for Health. He began his career in health advocacy in 2012 when he joined Florida CHAIN as a volunteer intern helping with assorted advocacy projects and research assignments. In 2014 Scott officially joined Florida CHAIN's staff as the Digital and Community Organizer and became an Affordable Care Act Navigator. He eventually became the Advocacy Director where he helped to coordinate the statewide campaign for Medicaid expansion. Scott has always had a passion for health care issues and hopes to be engaged in the process until quality affordable health care is truly available for everyone. Scott graduated from the University of Florida College of Law in May of 2013. He also completed his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Florida with a major in political science in 2010. As a law student, he focused on health policy, insurance law and social justice issues. He is based in Miami, Florida.
Today, July 30, is Medicaid’s 54th birthday and that should be a cause for celebration for all Americans. In Florida alone, Medicaid now provides health insurance for over 40% of all children born in the state and four out of seven disabled Floridians who need nursing home care. Medicaid has lived through needed reforms and […]