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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 company defrauded Medicaid. Mallinckrodt ARD, LLC, formerly known as Questcor...
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Kathy Castor Introduces the Advancing Student Services in Schools Today Act

This week, U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., showcased the “Advancing Student Services in Schools Today (ASSIST) Act.” Castor’s office offered some of the reasons why she introduced the proposal at the end of last week. “Our...

John Grant: What Not to Believe About Senior Life

We went through life thinking we would not get there, or if we did, we could worry about it later. In many cases, we either ignored or failed to plan and now we are...
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Vern Buchanan Leads House Republicans Against Vaccine Mandate for Medicare, Medicaid Providers

This week, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Larry Buchson, R-Ind., rounded up more than 100 congressional Republicans to urge Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure to drop...
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Rick Scott Tries to Get Senate From Preventing Mandatory Vaccines for Federal Benefits

This week, U.S. Rick Scott, R-Fla., took to the Senate floor to advance four bills which, he insisted, “would prevent the federal government from mandating vaccines for eligible Americans to receive Social Security and...

Karyn Turk: The Guardianship System Can’t be Reformed – it Must be Rebuilt from...

The guardianship system is irrevocably broken. It’s being used as a legalized form of human trafficking and the only solution is to tear the whole system down and rebuild it from scratch. That’s what I...

Marco Rubio Calls on HHS to Come Up With a Plan to Prevent Alzheimer’s...

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined more than a dozen senators from both sides of the aisle, led by U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-WV, in urging U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...

Marco Rubio, Mitt Romney: Democrats Included Tax Penalties on Married Couples

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined a letter from Republican colleagues, led by U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, in sending a letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, and U.S....
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Ashley Moody Helps Recover More Than $100,000 for Florida Medicaid Program Following MFCU Investigation

The recovery follows an investigation into an Ocala neurologist allegedly submitting false claims for medically unnecessary and unreasonable prescription drugs.
Florida Democrats on Capitol Hill Push Medicaid Expansion

Darren Soto, Gus Bilirakis Propose Extending Medicaid Funds for Puerto Rico, Territories

Unlike the 50 states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico is not automatically included in the Medicaid budget, ensuring Congress needs to vote on its Medicaid funds. Currently, Puerto Rico’s Medicaid is funded through the start of October. 
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Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Urge Senate Find Solution for Puerto Rico’s Medicaid

Without congressional action, Puerto Rico’s Medicaid program will lose 90 percent of its federal funding on September 30, 2021.

Ashley Moody: Florida Secured More than $2 Million After Investigation into Healthcare Kickbacks

Florida recently joined the federal government and six other states in settling allegations against Medicrea USA, Inc. and Medicrea International, d/b/a Medicrea, for involvement in purported kickbacks.
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