This week, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., doubled down on his proposal to add more transparency to medical billing.
On Monday, the White House approved Florida’s request for a federal disaster declaration for the impact of Hurricane Dorian which impacted parts of the state in late August and early September.
After reports last week of red tide returning to Southwest Florida, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., called on the U.S. Senate to do more to help combat the problem.
The Sunshine State is also getting public safety money thanks to a proposal from two congressmen in the Florida delegation.
Last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced the “Identity Theft Victims Protection Act” which will “support victims of identity theft and help them to recover more quickly" and “would hold identity thieves accountable by requiring the fraudulent actions be added to the perpetrator’s credit history, instead of the innocent victim’s credit history.”
DeSantis and Sowell met with representatives from BNY Mellon, FIDUS Partners, Soroban Capital Partners and TrustCo Bank.
Currently, Medicare pays for breast reconstruction based on the requirement of the WHCRA, however, it is not legally required to follow the WHCRA.