AHCA

DCF (Source: www.myflfamilies.com/)

Judge Slams DCF Over Children Not Getting Care

Florida’s Department of Children and Families has been notorious for its failures to protect children on its watch. Just this month, in yet the latest tragedy, five year-old Phoebe Jonchuck was thrown to her death from a bridge by her crazed father, despite earlier calls to DCF’s hotline that the man was a danger to his children.

01/28/2015

Gov. Rick Scott (Source: CBS4)

Scott Budget Could Trim AHCA Jobs

Gov. Rick Scott could be dialing back the number of positions at the state Agency for Health Care Administration as part of his proposed 2015-16 budget.

01/07/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

State Wants To Make Case Again On Children’s Health Care

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.

10/27/2014

(Source: AP)

Florida Files Lawsuit Against VA For Access To Hospitals

A lawsuit was filed by Florida officials who were been blocked during attempts to inspect federal Veterans Affairs hospitals in the state.

06/05/2014

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DOJ Asks: Is Fla. Unnecessarily Placing Disabled Kids In Nursing Homes?

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.

CBS4–11/17/2012

Pills

Pharmacy Association Fights Medicaid Restrictions

The Florida Pharmacy Association wants to make sure your pharmacy accepts your Medicare plans and satisfy’s your children’s medical needs.

CBS Miami–07/27/2012

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Fla. Medicaid Pilot Program Extended For 2 Weeks

Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration received a two-week reprieve for a controversial Medicaid pilot program that sent patients into managed-care programs, or HMO’s.

CBS4–08/01/2011