Florida Governor DeSantis Budget Boosts Disabilities SpendingGov. Ron DeSantis on Monday called for legislators to pump hundreds of millions of dollars into programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as $20 million into the state’s prescription-drug importation effort --- or about $5 million less than what a top state health official sought.
Pharmacy Kiosks Could Be Coming To FloridaThe convenience of getting prescriptions filled at a kiosk could soon be a reality, under a bill moving through the state House.
Trump's Drug Importation Plan Could Boost Florida Efforts To Get Less Expensive Rx DrugsIn a move that could help Gov. Ron DeSantis carry out an ambitious effort to cut drug prices, President Donald Trump’s administration announced Wednesday a plan intended to make it easier for states like Florida to bring in prescription drugs from Canada and other countries.
7 Charged With Drug Trafficking In South FloridaThe fight to get prescription drugs off the street is an ongoing one in Florida.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Bill For Foreign Drug ImportationGovernor Ron DeSantis signs legislation that could allow Floridians to gain access to cheaper prescription drugs from Canada and elsewhere.
Drug Importation Bill Goes To Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Gov. Ron DeSantis could be on the verge of signing a bill aimed at allowing cheaper imported prescription drugs from Canada.
Florida's Drug Importation Fight Moves To Washington DCThe battle over whether to allow state programs and Floridians to have access to prescription drugs imported from Canada is now shifting to Washington, D.C.
Health Insurance Changes Eyed For State Workers In FloridaFlorida lawmakers are poised to overhaul how tens of thousands of state workers obtain prescription drugs, forcing employees to use a drug formulary starting in January.
Florida Legislature Passes Bill To Allow Canada Drug ImportationA bill that would one day allow Floridians to buy cheaper prescription drugs from Canada has gone to Governor Ron DeSantis for his signature.
Canadian Drug Imports Could Get Go-Ahead In Florida SenateGov. Ron DeSantis’ push to allow the state to import prescription drugs from Canada inched closer to passage Friday in the Florida Senate.
Florida House Approves Canadian Drug ImportsDrugs from Canada could be imported into Florida if the federal government agrees, under a bill that passed the state House on Thursday.
Sen. Rick Scott Pushes Prescription Drug Price DropU.S. Sen. Rick Scott is sponsoring legislation aimed at lowering the costs of prescription drugs and has included price controls as part of his proposal.
Drug Imports Could Extend To State EmployeesState employees have been thrown into the drug importation mix.
Prescription Prices Keep Rising But Apps May Help Cut CostsThe price of prescription drugs continues to rise, but some websites are promising major savings.
Senate Committee To Tackle Patients' Pain Med ProblemsThe Legislature may have inadvertently made it harder for legitimate patients to get critical pain medications when it passed a 2011 law aimed at shutting down rogue clinics that branded the state as the "pill mill capital" of the country.