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OIR Highlights How it Protected Floridians in 2020

“In an unprecedented year, thanks to Governor DeSantis’ decisive leadership, the Office of Insurance Regulation was able to act quickly to take proactive steps to protect consumers,” said Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier. “I remain resolute in my commitment to consumer protection, and while 2020 has provided challenges, we have risen to meet them. As we move forward, OIR will continue its work to promote a stable and competitive insurance market for Floridians.”
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Pharmacy Benefit Managers Driving Up Costs For Patients and Taxpayers, New Study Shows

The study also finds that PBMs are negotiating in secret to determine which medications will be covered by insurance plans and frequently pocketing the savings.

HHS Activates Aid for Uninsured Floridians Needing Medicine After Hurricane Michael

The program pays for prescription medications for people without health insurance who are affected by disasters. More than 4,900 Florida pharmacies participate in EPAP, and more than 72,000 pharmacies participate nationwide.
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Rick Scott: Floridians Hit by Hurricane Michael Can Go to Alabama, Georgia for Prescriptions

Gov. Rick Scott announced that Gov. Kay Ivey, R-Ala.,  and Gov. Nathan Deal, R-Ga., have authorized pharmacies in their states to offer prescription refills to Floridians still recovering from the hurricane.
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