Wednesday, October 16, 2019
A Republican congressman from Florida has teamed up with a Democrat from California to ask the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) about their long-term care plans for veterans suffering from traumatic brain injuries (TBI), including focusing on assisted living programs.
The funds will be sent out over three years from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) which will go to the Florida Department of Health (DOH) in partnership with the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) and county health departments in Broward, Duval and Palm Beach Counties.
A federal judge is expected to produce a ruling by the end of the week on Tampa’s controversial ban of “conversion therapy” which was designed to get children with same-sex attractions to become straight. 
With 13 months to go until the election, President Donald Trump is headed to Florida this week and Medicare will be front and center.
The effort is part of DeSantis’ Hope for Healing Florida campaign, which strives to combine the resources and efforts of the public and private sectors to better serve Floridians struggling with mental health and substance abuse. 
This week, from his seat on the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., was able to secure funds for the Sunshine State as appropriations bills gained momentum in the upper chamber.
Lamar Alexander’s really bad idea stems from his quest to make Obamacare work better and be more affordable genre is called the All Payers Claims Database.
Florida seniors and AARP members won’t support Medicare For All, Democrat State Rep. wants concealed gun permit applications to Include mental health evaluations and Florida cities are looking to start new committees to deal with vaping.
The federals funds, which come from the Army, will go to UCF RESTORES, an innovative program in which veterans suffering from PTSD are in an intensive, three-week outpatient program.
The HRSA funds will be used to improve the early detection of oral diseases, which are critical to preventing future health issues, and increase access to the quality care Floridians need to stay healthy.