Despite objections from the hospital industry, a House panel Tuesday approved a bill that would allow patients to stay overnight at ambulatory surgical centers and open the door for longer-term “recovery care centers.”
A new bill, proposed in the Senate, would offer an alternative to Medicaid expansion and would use federal funding to insure nearly 1 million low-income Floridians.
Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday tried to increase pressure on the federal government to continue funding for a program that hospitals say is critical to providing care to low-income and uninsured patients.
Before 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.
If you are had trouble buying health insurance before Sunday’s deadline, federal health officials are granting a special enrollment period for people who were sidelined by long wait times or computer glitches.
Pointing to a need to increase access to health care in areas such as rural communities, a bipartisan group of House and Senate leaders Tuesday expressed confidence they will reach agreement this year on a plan to boost the use of telemedicine in Florida.
Open Enrollment for Affordable Care Act insurance plans will run through February 15th.
With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
Florida’s Medicaid managed care program has been renewed for three more years.
As hundred of thousands of diabetics are getting health coverage under federal law, insurance companies are aggressively targeting them.