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Monday, June 3, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court Reverses Course On Expert Witnesses »
TALLAHASSEE --- In a move that left little doubt about the new direction of the Florida Supreme Court, justices on Thursda...
Tuesday, May 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Home health referrals and clinical documentation requirements »
A collaboration webinar Wednesday, July 24 1-2:30 p.m. ET Delivery language: English Do you order or certify...
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report Points To Need To Bolster Health Preparedness »
Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- As the 2019...
Monday, May 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
For The First Time, Employed Docs Outnumber Self-Employed Docs »
he milestone continues a long-term trend that has shifted the distribution of physicians away from ownership of private pr...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Plastic Surgery Center Rules Go To Governor »
Florida lawmakers have approved new rules for plastic surgery centers, which have been loosely regulated despite the death...
Friday, April 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congressional Panel: Consumers Shouldn't Have To Solve Surprise Medical Bill Problem »
One point drew clear agreement Tuesday during a House subcommittee hearing: When it comes to the problem of surprise medic...
Friday, March 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Proposal Could Jumpstart Needle Exchanges In Florida »
There's a proposal in Tallahassee right now that could make it easier for injection drug users to trade dirty needles for...
Friday, March 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposal to reform Florida plastic surgery clinics advances »
The Florida lawmaker trying to rein in one of the state's most dangerous medical industries stood before her colleagues in...
Tuesday, February 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How these 4 specialties used telemedicine to save nearly $600,000 »
The Connecticut Medicaid program saved almost $579,000 after a federally qualified health center with 200 locations across...
Thursday, February 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How these 4 specialties used telemedicine to save nearly $600,000 »
The Connecticut Medicaid program saved almost $579,000 after a federally qualified health center with 200 locations across...
Thursday, February 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospital mergers need further scrutiny to maintain competition, researchers say »
The  Houston Chronicle  (2/13, Deam) reports that “health care consolidation and the integration of hospital and...
Monday, January 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill would expand ‘scope of practice’ for psychologists »
B 304 would allow psychologists to prescribe drugs, including controlled substances. ByDrew WilsononJanuary 12, 20...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthy Start »
Orange County has an infant mortality crisis. We now have the second highest infant mortality rate among the urban c...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill would allow needle exchanges outside Miami-Dade »
A bipartisan push is behind legislation that would allow for the expansion of Miami-Dade County’s needle exchange program...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Would Provide More Money For Florida’s Safety Net Hospitals »
A bill filed by Sen. Marco Rubio would change the way safety net hospitals are reimbursed for serving uninsured and Medica...
Thursday, November 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clinics Make Up For Lack Of Medicaid Expansion »
Health care is one of the most important things for Floridians this election. That’s according to a recent  Kaiser Fa...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida Adds Three Zika Cases »
The number of cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus continued to gradually increase last week, with new cases reported in...
Thursday, September 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IMGs: These 4 tips can help you succeed with Match »
Despite their critical role within our country’s health system, international medical graduates (IMGs) seeking to practice...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senators Introduce Legislation To Prevent Surprise Medical Bills »
The Hill  (9/18, Sullivan) reports senators from both parties are “unveiling a draft measure to crack down on surpris...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Large hospitals reportedly use secret deals to hinder competition »
  On its front page, the Wall Street Journal (9/18, A1, Mathews, Subscription Publication) reports that hospita...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid Patients Face Changes In Health Plans »
About 600,000 low-income patients will be assigned to new Medicaid managed-care plans in the coming months after the state...
Friday, August 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
5 reasons physicians are less likely to seek support »
5 reasons physicians are less likely to seek support Physician well-being is increasingly recognized as the fourt...
Friday, July 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Azar: HHS to rewrite health care privacy rules »
Congressional Quarterly (7/26, McIntire, Subscription Publication) reports that on Thursday, HHS Secretary Alex Azar said...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Care Boards To Huddle About Drug Rules »
Florida lawmakers this year passed a bill that limits prescribing of controlled substances for patients suffering from acu...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
After High School, Young Women's Exercise Rates Plunge »
Young women, especially young women of color, tend to get less exercise than their male counterparts, and the disparities...
Friday, June 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alert regarding the state mandated opioid course »
A recent unsolicited email received by physicians across the state promises free membership and low-cost CME. This group,...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Plans Challenge Medicaid Contract Decisions »
With tens of billions of dollars in contracts at stake, a dozen health plans have told Florida officials they are challeng...
Monday, April 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advocacy Group Wants To Raise Taxes For Children’s Services In Orange County »
An entity called the Children’s Trust wants to expand to Orange County. It would do so by asking voters in November to cre...
Wednesday, April 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Names Nine Medicaid Health Plans But Challenges Loom »
  Florida officials on Tuesday announced the names of the nine health plans the state wants to ink con...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicare Advisers Recommend Payment Cuts To Many Free-Standing ERs »
The woman arrived at the emergency department gasping for air, her severe emphysema causing such shortness of breath that...
Friday, March 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UCF Researchers Look At Opioid Abuse In Black Adults »
DAYLINA MILLER/HEALTH NEWS FLORIDA   A new study out of the University of C...
Monday, March 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Direct Primary Care' Bill Gets Scott's Approval »
After years of legislative discussion about the issue, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed a measure (HB 37) that amends the...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Needle Exchange Program Could Expand In South Florida »
An effort to expand a needle-exchange program statewide was scrapped Tuesday by a House health care committee, w...
Wednesday, January 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida Department of Health in Orange County Hispanic Health Report »
The Hispanic population is the largest ethnic minority group in Orange County, comprising 29.8% of the total population. T...
Wednesday, January 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)

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