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COVID-19
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Rapid test kits headed to Florida »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Florida will receive 400,000 rapid-test kits a week that can be used to detect C...
Monday, September 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Black, Hispanic children could face greater COVID-19 risks »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff A federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention review of more than 277...
Thursday, September 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Telehealth use jumps in Medicaid system »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Florida Medicaid providers, once reticent to use telehealth, turned to the t...
Wednesday, September 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Group offers proposal for liability protections »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Forty lobbyists and association representatives met over the summer to discu...
Thursday, September 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Testing data questions resolved »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff State versus federal? Which data set nursing homes should rely on as a bench...
Friday, September 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Miami-Dade, Broward ready for expanded re-opening »
The News Service of Florida By Jim Turner TALLAHASSEE --- Miami-Dade and Broward counties will join the rest of the state...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19 takes toll on people with disabilities »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Fifty-four people served by the Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities...
Tuesday, September 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida sees rare pediatric condition »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Data released by the state health department Tuesday indicate that 65 pediat...
Friday, September 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19 forces changes in health facility inspections »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- How do you inspect a nursing home or a hospital&nb...
Saturday, August 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Many COVID-19 workers' comp claims rejected »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE — Thousands of Florida workers, including people on the f...
Thursday, August 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Five takeaways on nursing home visitation »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- A ban on visitation at Florida’s 4,000 long-term care f...
Wednesday, August 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Panel hones recommendations on nursing home visits »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE—It’s unlikely that Florida will mandate all nursing homes...
Tuesday, August 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida to be part of COVID-19 vaccine pilot »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE - Florida, which has endured a surge of coronavirus infec...
Wednesday, July 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Storm to close state COVID-19 testing sites »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff With a storm expected to lash Florida this weekend, the Division of Emergenc...
Wednesday, July 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pediatricians say school reopening benefits, risks must be weighed »
The News Service of Florida By Jim Saunders TALLAHASSEE --- As school officials across Florida continue grappling with re...
Wednesday, July 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Telehealth Impact Study Provider Questionnaire »
You are invited to complete the Telehealth Impact Study Provider Questionnaire by clicking on the link below. The study ha...
Tuesday, July 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
DeSantis stays quiet on liability issues »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- Twenty-one Republican governors sent a letter this week...
Tuesday, July 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Field hospitals not an answer in COVID-19 surge »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- As Florida hospitals face a surge in patients with COVI...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State asked to waive Medicaid authorization rules »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff As the number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 increases, Florida ho...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump points to being 'flexible' on convention »
The News Service of Florida By Jim Turner TALLAHASSEE --- President Donald Trump pointed Tuesday to being “very fle...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Additional COVID isolation centers available »
Content provided by:  State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration    To support l...
Tuesday, July 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal pandemic loans flow to health providers »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- More than 4,600 health-care providers in Florida re...
Monday, June 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
June 25 COVID-19 update from Florida Blue »
The following message is from Florida Blue:   In response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, w...
Thursday, June 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State fast-tracking pharmacy rules amid COVID-19 »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic,...
Thursday, June 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
ER visits drop amid COVID-19 pandemic »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   The number of emergency room visits nationally between March 2...
Tuesday, June 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump admin unveils enhanced enforcement actions based on nursing home COVID-19 data & inspections »
The following is a message from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS): Under the leadership of Pres...
Monday, June 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS attestation update regarding CARES Act Provider Relief Fund »
Please see the following message from the American Medical Association: As we reported in the AMA Advocacy Update o...
Sunday, May 31, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Half of COVID-19 deaths linked to long-term care »
The News Service of Florida By Jim Saunders TALLAHASSEE --- In a stark reminder of the toll of COVID-19 on seniors...
Wednesday, May 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hurricane season collides with coronavirus »
The News Service of Florida By Jim Turner TALLAHASSEE --- With the six-month Atlantic hurricane season starting Mon...
Tuesday, May 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Child immunizations drop amid COVID-19 pandemic »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- The number of vaccinations administered to children...
Saturday, May 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
DeSantis says children's illness 'extremely rare' »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday called a childhood illness tied to COVID-19 extr...
Friday, May 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Feds look to boost telehealth training »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff The federal Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded...
Monday, May 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida adds COVID-19 into its hurricane preparations »
The News Service of Florida By Jim Turner TALLAHASSEE --- With another expected active hurricane season start...
Friday, May 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Floridians complain about non-compliant businesses »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Floridians have filed more than 2,200 complaints to the state over the pas...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Transfers eyed to stem COVID-19 in nursing homes »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- As the number of deaths in long-term care facilitie...

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