Agency for Health Care Administration
Pointing to a new managed-care system and changes stemming from the Affordable Care Act, attorneys for the state are asking a federal judge to dig back into whether Florida properly provides care to children in the Medicaid program.
A lawsuit was filed by Florida officials who were been blocked during attempts to inspect federal Veterans Affairs hospitals in the state.
Florida pediatricians say an expected legislative move heightens worries about what will happen to young special-needs patients as the state privatizes the Children’s Medical Services program over the next three months.
There is one simple way for a Florida medical clinic to avoid being licensed and undergoing an annual inspection: Don’t accept insurance.
A teenage boy who died at the Citrus Health Treatment Center for adolescents in Pembroke Pines in August died of natural causes.
Pembroke Pines police were called to a “riot” at the Citrus Center for Adolescent Treatment Services in April, an episode that included an officer slugging a 14 year-old mentally disturbed patient in the face.
The new rules, announced by Florida healthcare regulators, will affect hundreds of parents of disabled children.
Governor Rick Scott is under fire for using inflated numbers to help his case for rejecting key parts of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.
Officials from state agencies and the U.S. Department of Justice met Thursday to discuss whether that’s the case, which would be a violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act.
State investigators are considering criminal charges after finding regulatory violations in almost 90 percent of the pain clinics that treat automobile accident victims in Miami-Dade County.