Tag: alzheimer’s association
This week, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., introduced a bill “to help ensure coverage of potentially life-saving drugs and new treatments for Medicare beneficiaries.” Buchanan’s office offered some of the reasons behind the “Mandating Exclusive...
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.
Florida is the only state in the nation that has Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias listed as its own priority within a State Health Improvement Plan.
Members of the task force will work together to develop guidelines on how to safely allow family members to visit their loved ones in Florida’s long-term care facilities where visitation has been prohibited since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A congressman from the Sunshine State is championing the “Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act” on Capitol Hill.