Vern Buchanan Adds Health and Safety Amendments to NDAA

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., weighed in this week after he added three amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The U.S. House passed...

GOP’s Healthy Future Task Force Under Vern Buchanan, Brett Guthrie Focuses on Affordability, Access

This week, the GOP’s Healthy Future Task Force and its Affordability Subcommittee offered “solutions to make health care more accessible and affordable.” U.S. Reps. Vern...

Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities Showcases Record High Budget

The Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) showcased its new funding this week. Last month, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the budget into law. For the first...

Ron DeSantis Issues Executive Order for More Transparency for Prescription Costs

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order “to drive transparency in prescription costs for Floridians.” The governor’s office insisted...

Casey DeSantis Announces Statewide Public Health Advisory as Fentanyl Overdoses Rise

On Thursday, Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis joined Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo, Department of Children and Families (DCF) Secretary Shevaun Harris, Florida Department...
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Rick Scott Introduces END FENTANYL Act

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., showcased his “ Eradicating Narcotic Drugs and Formulating Effective New Tools to Address...

Ted Deutch Helps Get Bill Authorizing National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders Through...

Last week, as part of the “Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act,” the U.S. House passed the “Anna Westin Legacy Act (AWA)”...

Scott Peters, Florida Congressmen Continue the Push to Recognize June as Post Traumatic...

This week, U.S. Rep. Scott Peters, D-Calif., continued his push to recognize June as Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month and June 27th as National...

Ron DeSantis Highlights Funds Used to Help Floridians With Alzheimer’s

Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis highlighted record funding for Alzheimer’s and related dementias and signed Senate Bill 806, to establish the Ramping up Education...

Florida Ranks in the Middle of New Healthiest States Index Comparing the States

Florida is the 21st healthiest state in the nation according to a new study that ranks all the states and the District of Columbia...

Vern Buchanan, GOP’s Healthy Future Task Force Looks at Doctor-Patient Relationships

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., one of the co-chairs of the GOP’s Healthy Future Task Force on Capitol Hill, turned to “improving the patient...

Ashley Moody: $14 Million From $233 Million Questcor Headed to Florida Medicaid Program

Last week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced she helped secure more than $233 million through a multistate action alleging that a nationwide pharmaceutical...
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