Tag: healthcare

Florida Democrats on Capitol Hill Push Medicaid Expansion

Eric Hargan Opinion: What Divided Government Means for Healthcare

Are the political parties ready – and actually capable – of working together on healthcare reform? Last week’s elections might provide a clear path forward for both parties to show the American people that...
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Florida TaxWatch: Legislature Needs to Extend Liability Protections From COVID-19 Claims Against Healthcare Providers

On Friday, Florida TaxWatch President and CEO Dominic M. Calabro commented regarding PCB HHS 22-01, which extends the duration of liability protections from COVID-19-related claims against health care providers. Calabro’s remarks were delivered to the...

Al Lawson Announces USDA Grant for Madison County Hospital

“These funds will dramatically improve the quality of health care available in Madison County, keep health care local and prevent residents from having to drive out of town for care,” Lawson said. “I will continue to work to ensure that Madison residents have access to life-saving health care.”

Dave Weldon: How to End Surprise Billing without Jeopardizing Patient Access to Care

Floridians need Congress to act on surprise medical billing, an issue that creates unnecessary financial burdens and emotional distress for patients and their families.

Marco Rubio Hits Tampa Bay to Focus on Women in Small Business, Tour Port...

With Congress out of session, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., visited Tampa Bay on Tuesday to focus on small business issues and healthcare for veterans. 

Donna Shalala: Medicare for All a Good First Step to Universal Healthcare

“I was pleased the Rules Committee took the first step in exchanging ideas on how we move toward universal health coverage,” said Shalala. “We’ve embraced big ideas in the past—like Medicare, Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act—and I am committed to listening to ways we can dramatically improve access to health coverage in this country."

Dr. Alieta Eck: Why ‘Medicare for All’ Is a Pipe Dream

"The suggestion that 'Medicare for All' would save money is surely an example of a pipe dream promoted by politicians seeking votes."

Greg Steube Takes Aim At Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Comments About the VA

“It’s clear Representative Ocasio-Cortez has never dealt with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or relied on them for care. If she had, she would know that their system is in dire need of reform" said Steube.

Peter Rosenberger: The Mueller Report’s Missing Color

As America collectively sighs with frustration, Congress and the media continue focusing on their own priorities. They remain increasingly out of touch to what’s crushing so many.

Neil Combee Hopes Support of Donald Trump Helps His Chances in Central Florida GOP...

Combee had to resign from his appointment by Trump to the USDA to run for Congress. While he called the appointment an honor,  the call for help was enough for Combee to resign and roll the dice by running for Congress.