Thursday, October 22, 2020
The discussion focused on the recent increase in Medicaid enrollment nationwide and fraud related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The group also discussed ways state and federal agencies can partner to protect taxpayer money and stop fraud and identity theft amid the current health crisis.
This week, DeSantis assembled government leaders, health care providers and the private sector in an effort to showcase the kind of help that is needed.
“The survey asks Floridians to review their decisions with respect to COVID-19 situations, to see how different actions affect their own health, and the health of others. The Florida Safe Survey allows individuals to have a tool at their disposal that fully engages them in the outcomes of their actions,” DOEA noted.
U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, teamed up in May to introduce the “Safeguarding America’s First Responders (SAFR) Act.” U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., cosponsored the proposal.
As the pandemic and resulting economic crises deepen, enrollment in Florida’s Medicaid Program is increasing. More than four million Floridians now rely on Medicaid for health coverage, creating more opportunity for criminals to exploit the government benefit to steal taxpayer money.
It is no secret that black babies in the U.S. are killed by abortion in numbers that dwarf statistics for white and Latino babies. We also know that mothers who die from legal abortion are much more likely to be women of color, and that Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion seller, was founded by an avowed racist, continues to be criticized for mistreating black employees.
On Thursday, more than 100 congressional Republicans signed a letter led by U.S. Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., and U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, to U.S. Treasury Sec. Steven Mnuchin calling for new regulations to end tax breaks for abortion...
Last week, U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, D-Fla., teamed up with U.S. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn, D-SC, the chairman of the U.S. House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, in bringing out the “Mobile Options for Testing In...
Crist’s letter to AHCA’s Secretary Mayhew comes as COVID-19 infections in long-term care facilities across Florida continue to spike and caregivers report having to reuse PPE such as mask and gowns for days and sometimes weeks at a time.
The grant reimburses the hospital for actions to reduce the threat to life and safety, including ambulance services, security personnel, mold and water damage assessments, asbestos surveys, dewatering, moisture and mold remediation, climate control equipment, construction of temporary facilities and water quality testing.