Thursday, December 5, 2019
This week, Scott, who worked as a healthcare executive and who Trump has said is a key GOP leader in the field, threw his support behind the “Protect Act” from U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis.
The bill has now cleared three House committees without opposition, including the Health and Human Services Committee on Tuesday. Jones weighed in after that vote.
"When I was about 13, my mom took me to our pediatrician for belly pain. He was on his way out the door, but he stopped to take care of me. He diagnosed appendicitis based on history and physical examination."
“American consumers are facing a crisis of rising drug costs and we can’t wait any longer. I urge every senator to put themselves in the shoes of a family or a senior living on a fixed income who’s seen their drug costs triple in just a few years."
APRNs play an important role in Florida’s healthcare system. Whenever you have visited the hospital, a doctor’s office, or another healthcare facility, it’s likely that you have interacted with an APRN—and you might not have even realized it.
U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., announced last month that he was the main cosponsor of U.S. Rep. Jimmy Panetta’s, D-Calif., “Kittens in Traumatic Testing Ends Now (KITTEN) Act” which “directs the Secretary of Agriculture to end the use of cats in experiments that cause pain or stress.”
This week, Buchanan pointed to recent reports in USA Today and other outlets that veterans were being harmed at VA nursing homes in more than 20 states.
DeSantis, Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez, state Attorney General Ashley Moody and Department of Children and Families Secretary (DCF) Chad Poppell made the announcement at a media event on Monday.
“American consumers are facing a crisis of rising drugs costs and we can’t wait any longer,” Scott said. “I urge every senator to put themselves in the shoes of a family or a senior living on a fixed income who’s seen their drug costs triple in just a few years."
Florida’s two senators on Capitol Hill are calling on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) “to take additional actions to address payment disparities in Puerto Rico’s Medicare Advantage (MA) program.”