Friday, November 15, 2019
Insisting costs are too high, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., is again taking on the healthcare industry.
“After serving our country, too many veterans are experiencing mental health issues, substance abuse, and homelessness, which can often land them in the criminal justice system. Veteran treatment courts provide the counseling, care, and support veterans need to help address these challenges and more successfully transition to civilian life,” Crist’s office noted.
The center will include a wellness plaza, a Zen garden, outdoor training turf, an outdoor classroom, indoor and outdoor pools, an indoor climbing wall, an indoor/outdoor demonstration kitchen, a daylight public concourse, childcare facilities and a sports performance area.
The congressman showcased his proposal on Friday, noting that veterans in Jacksonville have to travel more than 60 miles to Gainesville and Lake City where the nearest VA hospitals are.  
On Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis showcased efforts to increase the transparency of healthcare systems across the Sunshine State.
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., spoke on the Senate floor “about the Democrats’ latest attempt to prevent state from having any flexibility to provide better healthcare services to their citizens" and showcasing his “solutions to lower the cost of healthcare for Americans.”
Earlier this year, Rubio and Grassley urged the HHS Acting Inspector General to examine potential payments made to U.S. entities with partnerships to genomics companies affiliated with the Chinese government, including WuXi and BGI.
With Americans continuing to be impacted by the spiraling costs of health care, some neighborhood pharmacists across Florida have an idea to do something about the growing problem.
U.S. Representative Charlie Crist’s, D-Fla.,“Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act” passed the U.S. House this week.
Ron DeSantis wants to compensate student-athletes, U.S. attorneys might not prosecute medical marijuana cases in Florida, and Florida counties and cities looking at raising the age to buy tobacco.