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Legislative News
Tuesday, April 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Providers, advocates blast proposed $98 million Medicaid cut »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- A push by the Florida Legislature and Gov. Rick...
Tuesday, March 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State seeks changes in Medicaid program »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- For the third time in less than a year, Florida...
Friday, March 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Direct Primary Care' gets Scott approval »
The News Service of Florida After years of legislative discussion about the issue, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday si...
Thursday, March 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sessions says no more 'business as usual' in opioid fight »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- Two days after instructing federal prosecutors to seek the...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gov. Scott signs bill aimed at ending trauma disputes »
By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- Gov. Rick Scott signed 38 bills into law on Wednesday, in...
Tuesday, March 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gov. Scott signs bill targeting opioid addiction »
By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- Saying it is critical to “stop the addiction in the be...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New state budget lands on Scott's desk »
By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- The clock is now ticking on Gov. Rick Scott to act on his...
Sunday, March 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers pass $88.7 billion budget to end session »
By Lloyd Dunkelberger The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- Florida lawmakers ended their 2018 session Sunday...
Saturday, March 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers agree on plan to battle opioids »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- In the waning hours of the annual session, the Flor...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers look for agreement in opioid battle »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- Lawmakers continued to negotiate the terms of opioi...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill could end trauma system battles »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- The legal dramas that have swirled around Florida’s...
Monday, March 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
House, Senate sign off on nursing home generators »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- Nursing homes will be required to have...
Thursday, March 1, 2018   (2 Comments - view/add)
House approves prescription limits in opioid fight »
The News Service of Florida March 1, 2018 TALLAHASSEE --- While the sponsor acknowledged the bill won’t solve the s...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
House poised to pass opioid measure »
The News Service of Florida February 28, 2018 The House on Thursday could approve a plan that would impose prescr...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate leaders press for change in hospital funding »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton February 7, 2018 TALLAHASSEE --- A proposal to redistribute hu...
Thursday, February 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers back health cost-sharing ministries »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- For some, health care is biblical. And t...
Tuesday, January 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate budget pits hospitals against each other »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- There’s a fight brewing in the Capitol over how...
Monday, January 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers look at revamping trauma system »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- A House health-care panel on Monday approved a b...
Thursday, January 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bondi weighs legal fight over opioids »
By Christine Sexton News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Thursda...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate panel looks to 'stem the tide of addicts' »
The News Service of Florida January 16, 2018 TALLAHASSEE --- Doctors would be limited to ordering a maximum of seve...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid bill moving in Florida Legislature »
An Update from DCMS Chief Executive Officer Bryan Campbell   This week, the House and Senate will continue...
Friday, January 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Med-Mal revision moving toward November ballot »
State Capital Briefs: Friday, January 12 The News Service of Florida Florida voters may be asked in November to wei...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State address as prepared »
TALLAHASSEE --- Following is Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State address as prepared for delivery: Good morning. I a...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Transparency eyed to hold down health costs »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, January 3. 2018...........
Tuesday, January 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Children collateral damage in opioid epidemic »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida   THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, January 2, 2018......... Ciara...
Wednesday, December 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthcare spending, regulations confront lawmakers »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, December 27, 2017.........
Thursday, December 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Certificates of Need' could land on ballot »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, December 13, 2017......... Free-m...
Monday, December 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
State faces shortfall in children's medical program »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   T HE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, December 11, 2017........
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers eye financial 'hit' in disabilities program »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, December 7, 2017..........
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senators back overnight stays at surgery centers »
State Capital Briefs (Afternoon Edition): Tuesday, December 5, 2017 The News Service of Florida   Ambu...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Latvala wants to avoid more hospital cuts »
State Capital Briefs (Evening Edition): Thursday, November 2, 2017 The News Service of Florida The Florida Legislat...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Direct Pimary Care' on the move in Senate »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, October 24, 2017............
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate bill seeks to rein in prescription painkillers »
State Capital Briefs (Evening Edition): Monday, October 23 The News Service of Florida   A prominent Senate R...
Friday, June 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scott signs medical marijuana plan »
By Jim Saunders and Jim Turner The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, June 23, 2017......... Mor...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scott signs fentanyl, pollution notification bills »
By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, June 14, 2017......... Gov. Rick Scott sign...

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