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Healthcare News & Updates
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis A cases hit 675 this year »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   The number of hepatitis A cases in Florida this year has reach...
Tuesday, June 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
More isolation, tracing, masks needed amid pandemic »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff More isolation of COVID-19 patients, increased contact tracing ...
Monday, June 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
DeSantis vetoes a 'big hit' to health care budget »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed more than $140.5 million i...
Monday, June 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pelvic exam consent law takes effect July 1st »
Legislation that passed during the 2020 Florida Legislative Session takes effect on July 1 st  which requires patient...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacist rules face physician objections »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- The chairman of a state physician-licensing bo...
Wednesday, June 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis A cases continue to mount »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Florida had 56 cases of hepatitis A during the first three weeks of June,...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State political eyes on South Florida Senate race »
The News Service of Florida By Ana Ceballos TALLAHASSEE --- As Democrats inch closer to having real power in the Fl...
Friday, June 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
More Floridians turn to Medicaid amid pandemic »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- The number of Floridians relying on the state’s hea...
Thursday, June 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Painful' health care vetoes predicted »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- Gov. Ron DeSantis’ vow this week to make deep...
Monday, June 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fast-tracked pharmacy rules worry some doctors »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- A push to expand the role Florida pharmacis...
Wednesday, June 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
AHCA backs money for 28 hospitals »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Twenty-eight Florida hospitals will see bumps in their Medicai...
Tuesday, June 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis A cases top 600, down from last year »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff     Florida has seen a drop in cases of hepatitis A this y...
Monday, June 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Future amount of 'LIP' money unclear »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff One of the most-important parts of a Medicaid “waiver” that Florida has re...
Monday, June 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative candidates qualify for election bids »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Dozens of legislative candidates began qualifying Monday for this year’s e...
Wednesday, June 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid enrollment proposal spurs questions »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- Florida Medicaid officials may have ove...
Monday, June 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mayhew seeks managed care extension but eyes future changes »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- Florida health care officials on Monday formally as...
Thursday, April 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
AMA summaries of ONC and CMS final rules »
The below message is from the American Medical Association:   The Office of the National Coordinato...
Thursday, March 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The big issues from the 2020 Legislative Session »
The News Service of Florida By Jim Saunders & Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- Florida lawmakers finished th...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDOH updates new COVID-19 cases, announces one new death related to COVID-19 »
Contact:  Joint Information Center on COVID-19 for the State of Florida   ( 850 )   815-4940...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget adds health contracts, Medicaid changes »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- A proposed $93.2 billion state budget cobbled toget...
Wednesday, March 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers pass major bills on nurses, pharmacists »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, the Flori...
Tuesday, March 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seven big health-care issues to watch »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- As the end of the 2020 legisl...
Tuesday, March 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Major health care issues teed up in Senate »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- The Senate on Tuesday took up three House health ca...
Tuesday, March 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers look to boost Alzheimer's efforts »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   With the number of Floridians suffering from Alzheimer’s disea...
Tuesday, March 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis A cases top 350 this year »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   While the state grapples with the novel coronavirus, it also c...
Monday, March 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospitals likely to take $25 million hit »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Budget negotiators on Monday agreed to reduce hospital Medicaid reimbursem...
Saturday, March 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oliva unafraid of scope-of-practice veto »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   House Speaker Jose Oliva on Saturday brushed aside fears that Gov....
Friday, March 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oliva health care priorities pass House »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- House Speaker Jose Oliva delivered on h...
Friday, March 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
House ready to pass 'scope of practice' expansions »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   With little discussion, the House on Thursday teed up for pass...
Tuesday, March 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate panel moves forward on Oliva priority »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff A Senate spending committee on Tuesday approved a scaled-back versio...
Friday, February 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacist flu treatment backed in Senate »
The News Serice of Florida By NSF Staff   A Senate committee Thursday approved a controversial proposal t...
Thursday, February 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Error causes Medicaid shortfall for hospitals »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- Medicaid officials made a calculation error th...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida, other states agree to drug settlement »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Florida is part of a national settlement with generic drug manufacturer Ma...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senators back changing opioid law »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   A Senate panel on Wednesday approved blunting a broadly writte...
Friday, February 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ransomware attacks cost healthcare sector at least $160M since 2016 »
Source: Health IT Security // Jessica Davis https://healthitsecurity.com/news/ransomware-attacks-cost-healthcare-secto...

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