Saturday, July 31, 2021
U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins, D-NY, the chairman of the House Cancer Caucus, introduced the bill requiring health insurance plans that cover intravenous and injectable cancer medications to also cover orally administered cancer medications at the equivalent rate” earlier in the month. 
Rubio brought out the “Better Examiner Standards and Transparency for Veterans Act" (BEST for Vets Act) with U.S. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., as a co-sponsor. They have been working on the proposal since 2019. 
This week, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., announced that the city of Jacksonville will get almost $3.3 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Jacksonville is getting $3,295,342 million from the Office of Public Health and...
These drugs will be for individuals who are under the care of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), Department of Children and Families (DCF), Department of Corrections (FDC), and Department of Health (DOH).
Without congressional action, Puerto Rico’s Medicaid program will lose 90 percent of its federal funding on September 30, 2021.
“The TSA has no right to compel American travelers to disclose sensitive health information,” said Rutherford. “This includes vaccination records, or so-called ‘vaccine passports.’ Our freedoms as Americans must not be sacrificed under the guise of public safety.”
Rubio introduced the bill at the end of last week with U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., as a co-sponsor. The proposal would expand access to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) which the senator’s office insisted would help ensure senior care providers do a better job of screening potential employees. 
The reality is that anyone who appears to be perfect and without blemish can be dangerous, as they are inauthentic, which makes them unsustainable.
This week, two members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill launched the Infection Prevention and Control in Long-Term Care (IPC-LTC) Caucus “to implement much-needed reforms that became evident during the pandemic and to create meaningful federal policies to control infections in Long-Term Care (LTC) facilities nationwide, with the ultimate goal of protecting senior citizens and enriching their lives.”
At the end of last week, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) released “Beyond the Pandemic: Long Term Changes and Challenges for K-12 Education in Florida,” a report and the second installment in the taxpayer research institute’s COVID-19 Legacy Series, which highlights the unprecedented disruptions in learning caused by COVID-19 and the concern for long-term economic and societal risks to students, families, and communities in Florida.