Florida Health Care

Families Challenge Children's Removal From Specialized Medical CareThe families of four Florida children with special health-care needs have filed a challenge to a new state process that removed them from a program providing services to medically fragile kids.
House Takes Aim At Hospital RegulationsA House panel on Tuesday approved a proposal that would eliminate key regulations when it comes to building hospitals.
House Poised To Vote Down Senate's Medicaid Expansion BillHouse Republicans seemed poised to vote down the Senate's Medicaid expansion bill.
Florida Groups To Back Feds In 'LIP' LawsuitSome Florida groups have come to the defense of the Obama administration in a lawsuit filed by Florida Governor Rick Scott over a health-care battle.
Gov. Scott Health Panel To Meet Again Next WeekAmid a battle over hospital funding, a panel created by Florida Governor Rick Scott will meet next week at the Capitol.
Scott Names Hospital Panel Without Hospital ExecutivesGov. Rick Scott on Monday appointed nine people --- none of them hospital executives, and only one of whom appears to have significant medical experience --- to a commission meant to examine the economics of health care and hospitals in Florida.
Florida Health Centers Get $5M From Federal GovernmentThe Obama administration is spending $5 million to fund 10 new community health centers in the Sunshine State.
No Agreement Between Florida Gov., Feds On MedicaidAmid the battle to pass a new budget, Florida Governor Rick Scott said no agreement has been reached with the Obama administration on health care financing issues.
Florida Gov. Scott Health Official Appointment In LimboThe appointment of a Florida health official in Governor Rick Scott's administration is in limbo.
State Senate Moves Forward On Health ExpansionTrying to build momentum amid continued opposition from House leaders, a Senate panel Tuesday approved a plan that would expand health coverage to an estimated 800,000 low-income Floridians.
Medicaid Fight May Cost Florida $1 Billion Federal GrantBefore the Florida Legislative season has even begun, they may be faced with a challenge to fill a $1 billion hole in the state's health care budget.
Poll: Most Floridians Want Medicaid Expanded Via ObamacareMost Floridians support expanding Medicaid eligibility through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), according to a poll funded by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
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