Saturday, January 25, 2020
The TOP program will rely on two or more nationally-recognized hospital rating systems that involve metrics such as readmission rates, mortality rates, staffing ratios, staff credentials, and physician or patient surveys to measure a hospital's quality of patient outcomes.
I look forward to continuing our work on these issues together in 2020 and throughout the legislative session,” said Department of Business and Professional Regulations (DBPR) Sec. Halsey Beshears.
"With pretty much the same budget priorities and leftover promises from last year, I hope that this is not only the year of the teacher but the year the governor does what he said he would do by ensuring the affordability of a healthy Florida, protecting our seniors from cutting their medication in half, allowing individuals to vote who have the constitutional right to do so, and protecting our economy’s growth by allowing those who have come to Florida to live and work, to do so without fear."
"Well, in this season of opportunity, we can say there is more out there to achieve for our state – and there is no reason why we can’t seize this moment and deliver for the people of Florida."
The State of Florida is one of the last of a handful of states yet to expand Medicaid and it is costing our state billions of dollars, many lives and thousands of jobs.  We urge you to develop a plan to bring billions of our taxpayer dollars home to serve our neighbors and boost our economy.
As part of one of the federal omnibus bills passed last month, the “Patient Access to Cellular Transplant (PACT) Act” which U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wisc., proposed with Bilirakis’ support was signed into law. 
After taking the oath of office on Jan. 8, 2019, Attorney General Moody quickly went to work to fulfill campaign promises—fighting to end the opioid crisis, combating human trafficking, supporting Florida law enforcement officers and working hard to protect all Floridians.
This legislation protects every Floridian’s ability to receive life-saving medical treatment through an organ transplant, regardless of physical or mental disabilities,” Fischer’s office noted about the legislation.
The governor’s office outlined the achievements in areas Nuñez oversees.
“The First Lady and I appreciate the support we have received over the past year. Every day, I wake up grateful for the opportunity to go to work on behalf of Floridians. While we can reflect and be proud of these accomplishments, there is always more that can be done."