Tag: agency for persons with disabilities

Florida TaxWatch Has Concerns with Agency for Persons with Disabilities’ iConnect System

This week, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) released “APD’s iConnect Contract Warrants Closer Scrutiny,” detailing concerns with iConnect, a central client data management system utilized by the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) to enhance record...

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 time ever, ADP will have a budget totaling more than...

ADP, AHCA Getting $502.7 Million in Federal Medical Assistance Percentage Funds

This week, the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) and Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) announced the recent approval of $502.7 million in Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) funding to be distributed to...

Casey DeSantis Leads Children and Youth Cabinet Meeting on Mental Health, Student Resiliency

On Tuesday, Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis, the chairwoman of the Florida Children and Youth Cabinet, convened a meeting to hear Cabinet members’ priorities, discuss the social stigma of mental health and provide updates on building resiliency in Florida’s students.

Ron DeSantis Wants Feds to Quickly Approve Florida’s Canadian Prescription Drug Importation Program

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).

Ron DeSantis: ‘We are Proud that Florida is an Accommodating State’ for the Disabled

According to the governor’s office, Family Café is “the nation’s largest cross-disability annual event and connects people with unique abilities and their families with a variety of products, services and resources.”

Ron DeSantis Keeps Barbara Palmer in Charge of Agency for Persons with Disabilities

The news garnered the applause of former state Senate President Andy Gardiner who focused on helping the disabled during his two years in charge of that chamber of the Legislature.