“Pinellas residents and Americans across the country are being gouged by the high cost of insulin. The current system puts excessive corporate profits over the care and well-being of patients and their families,” said Crist.
The monies come from a grant through HHS’s HIV Emergency Relief Program which directs “financial assistance to metropolitan areas that have been most severely affected by the HIV epidemic.”
Towards the end of last week, Mast unveiled the “LEAD VA Act” which, he insists, “improve leadership at Veterans Affairs Medical Centers” by directing the VA and the U.S. Defense Department to look at creating a proposal having senior Armed Forces offices be the directors of VA medical centers.
Earlier last month, Scott urged the Trump administration to declare a national public health emergency for the coronavirus to protect the health of Americans families.
With last week marking the 47th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, members of the Florida congressional delegation offered their thoughts on the issue of abortion, dividing on partisan lines over the issue.
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.