Sunday, December 8, 2019
With the Legislature starting its regular session this week, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried could be on center stage as the only Democrat in the state Cabinet and with GOP majorities in the House and Senate.
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.
Following a roundtable discussion with Floridians and healthcare leaders to hear their personal stories of dealing with soaring prescription drug costs on Monday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., spoke to the Federation of American Hospitals to share his commitment to finding common-sense solutions to make healthcare more affordable and accessible for Florida families.
“There’s no reason patients shouldn’t know exactly what their prescription drugs cost before they get to the pharmacy. Today, I’m introducing the Prescription Drug Price Reporting Act to give patients the information they need to make informed decisions for themselves and their families," Scott said.
This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., applauded President Donald Trump for offering an executive order directing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to have hospitals and insurance companies reveal service rates and out-of-pocket expenses.
While maintaining that his district was not facing a crisis, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., insisted the state has problem with Hepatitis A.
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.
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.
This week the State Board of Education is implementing an initiative focused on substance abuse for students in grades K-12.
Representing more than 550 nursing centers across the Sunshine State and more than 1,100 members, the Florida Health Care Association (FHCA) is keeping Alex Terentev, the director of Operations for Gulf Coast Health Care, as its president for 2019-2020.