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Legislative News
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Negron seeks input amid special session clamor »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 11, 2017......... Amid growing demands fo...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Smokable pot being sold, despite lawmakers' objections »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 10, 2017......... Even while Florida lawmak...
Monday, May 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Leaders spar over marijuana bill failure »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 8, 2017......... With its fate now in the...
Saturday, May 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ten big issues of the 2017 Legislative Session »
By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 6, 2017......... Florida lawmakers will g...
Friday, May 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fentanyl crackdown goes to Governor »
By Lloyd Dunkelberger The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 5, 2017......... After an impas...
Thursday, May 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
House, Senate down to wire on medical marijuana »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 4, 2017......... With just one day left t...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scott declares opioid 'emergency' in Florida »
By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 3, 2017......... Pointing to thousand...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
House approves medical pot bill »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 2, 2017 .......... The state would have mor...
Saturday, April 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget negotiators 'bump' hospital funding issues »
By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, April 29, 2017......... Florida budget le...
Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
House approves trauma system changes »
State Capital Briefs (Lunch Edition): Friday, April 28 The News Service of Florida HOUSE APPROVES TRAUMA SYSTEM CH...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
House ready to approve trauma care changes »
State Capital Briefs (Lunch Edition): Thursday, April 27 The News Service of Florida The Florida House could vote...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislature puts Northeast Florida at Center of Healthcare Debate »
With less than two weeks to go until the scheduled end of the 2017 Florida Legislative Session, there is very little clari...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cannabis compromise won't allow smoking »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, April 18, 2017......... Florida patients may...
Monday, April 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trauma, Medicaid changes move forward in House »
By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, April 17, 2017......... With House Republ...
Thursday, April 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important Update on MOC Legislation from the FMA »
Please read this important update on MOC legislation from the FMA and click here for the PDF version: FMA Maintenanc...
Thursday, April 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LImit sought on initial painkiller prescriptions »
State Capital Briefs (Morning Edition): Wednesday, April 6 The News Service of Florida Amid a debate about putting...
Monday, April 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Safety net hospitals decry potential cuts »
State Capital Briefs (Evening Edition): Monday, April 3 The News Service of Florida Leaders of safety-net hospitals...
Thursday, March 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Direct Primary Care easily passes House »
The Florida House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would clear the way for doctors and patients to enter in...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospital funding decision a key in Senate budget »
A Senate panel Wednesday signed off on an initial health and human-services budget proposal that counts on the federal gov...
Monday, March 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
House could pass healthcare changes »
State Capital Briefs (Late Afternoon Edition): Monday, March 27 The News Service of Florida With Republican leader...
Wednesday, March 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate looks to put together marijuana plan »
By Dara Kam The New s Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, March 22, 2017......... More growers, access...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
House seeks 'shared savings' in health care »
State Capital Briefs (Morning Edition): Tuesday, March 21 The News Service of Florida House members continued movin...
Friday, March 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
State asks for more Medicaid flexibility »
State Capital Briefs (Evening Edition): Friday, March 17 The News Service of Florida Arguing that the changes could...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Eyeball wars' flare again in Capitol »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE,  March 15, 2017 ......... Four years a...
Monday, March 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Basketball legend talks healthcare at Capitol »
State Capital Briefs (Lunch Edition): Monday, March 13 The News Service of Florida Earvin "Magic" Johnson, the Los...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gov. Rick Scott delivers State of the State address »
Below is the copy of Governor Rick Scott's State of the State address, delivered on March 7: Good morning President N...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Introducing the 2017 Florida Legislative Session »
An Update on Day 1 of the Florida Legislative Session from DCMS Chief Executive Officer, Bryan Campbell:  Toda...
Monday, February 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ten big issues to watch during 2017 session »
By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, February 27, 2017......... Florida lawmaker...
Thursday, February 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill would allow optometrists to perform surgery »
State Capital Briefs (Evening Edition): Thursday, February 23 The News Service of Florida A powerful senator Thursd...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health plans face possibility of more lawsuits »
State Capital Briefs (Late Afternoon Edition): Tuesday, February 21 The News Service of Florida Despite objections...
Thursday, February 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
House ready to move on healthcare regulations »
State Capital Briefs (Evening Editition): Thursday, February 9 The News Service of Florida The House will begin mov...
Tuesday, October 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important MACRA update from the FMA »
The following is an update from the Florida Medical Association regarding MACRA: On Friday, October 14, CMS released...
Thursday, July 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fundraising slows in medical marijuana battle »
The News Service of Florida  A political committee spearheading a drive to pass a medical-marijuana ballot initi...
Friday, May 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative update regarding Billing »
Legislative Update from the Florida Board of Medicine: Relates to Transparency in Health Care Effective Da...
Friday, May 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative update regarding Physician Assistants »
Legislative Update from the Florida Board of Medicine: Effective Date:  July 1, 2016 Governor Scott...

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