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Tuesday, January 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate panel looks to 'stem the tide of addicts' »
The News Service of Florida January 16, 2018 TALLAHASSEE --- Doctors would be limited to ordering a maximum of seve...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid bill moving in Florida Legislature »
An Update from DCMS Chief Executive Officer Bryan Campbell   This week, the House and Senate will continue...
Friday, January 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Med-Mal revision moving toward November ballot »
State Capital Briefs: Friday, January 12 The News Service of Florida Florida voters may be asked in November to wei...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State address as prepared »
TALLAHASSEE --- Following is Gov. Rick Scott's State of the State address as prepared for delivery: Good morning. I a...
Wednesday, January 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Transparency eyed to hold down health costs »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, January 3. 2018...........
Tuesday, January 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Children collateral damage in opioid epidemic »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida   THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, January 2, 2018......... Ciara...
Wednesday, December 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthcare spending, regulations confront lawmakers »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, December 27, 2017.........
Thursday, December 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Certificates of Need' could land on ballot »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, December 13, 2017......... Free-m...
Monday, December 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
State faces shortfall in children's medical program »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   T HE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, December 11, 2017........
Thursday, December 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers eye financial 'hit' in disabilities program »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, December 7, 2017..........
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senators back overnight stays at surgery centers »
State Capital Briefs (Afternoon Edition): Tuesday, December 5, 2017 The News Service of Florida   Ambu...
Thursday, November 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Latvala wants to avoid more hospital cuts »
State Capital Briefs (Evening Edition): Thursday, November 2, 2017 The News Service of Florida The Florida Legislat...
Thursday, October 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
'Direct Pimary Care' on the move in Senate »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, October 24, 2017............
Tuesday, October 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate bill seeks to rein in prescription painkillers »
State Capital Briefs (Evening Edition): Monday, October 23 The News Service of Florida   A prominent Senate R...
Friday, June 23, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scott signs medical marijuana plan »
By Jim Saunders and Jim Turner The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, June 23, 2017......... Mor...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scott signs fentanyl, pollution notification bills »
By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, June 14, 2017......... Gov. Rick Scott sign...
Tuesday, June 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scott poised to act on Fentanyl trafficking bill »
State Capital Briefs (Morning Edition): Tuesday, June 13 The News Service of Florida Gov. Rick Scott faces a Wedne...
Friday, June 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers sign off on medical marijuana deal »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, June 9, 2017......... Florida will have 10 ad...
Friday, June 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical marijuana left out of special session »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, June 2, 2017......... Next week's special leg...
Thursday, May 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Negron seeks input amid special session clamor »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 11, 2017......... Amid growing demands fo...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Smokable pot being sold, despite lawmakers' objections »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 10, 2017......... Even while Florida lawmak...
Monday, May 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Leaders spar over marijuana bill failure »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 8, 2017......... With its fate now in the...
Saturday, May 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ten big issues of the 2017 Legislative Session »
By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 6, 2017......... Florida lawmakers will g...
Friday, May 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fentanyl crackdown goes to Governor »
By Lloyd Dunkelberger The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 5, 2017......... After an impas...
Thursday, May 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
House, Senate down to wire on medical marijuana »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 4, 2017......... With just one day left t...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scott declares opioid 'emergency' in Florida »
By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 3, 2017......... Pointing to thousand...
Tuesday, May 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
House approves medical pot bill »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, May 2, 2017 .......... The state would have mor...
Saturday, April 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget negotiators 'bump' hospital funding issues »
By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, April 29, 2017......... Florida budget le...
Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
House approves trauma system changes »
State Capital Briefs (Lunch Edition): Friday, April 28 The News Service of Florida HOUSE APPROVES TRAUMA SYSTEM CH...
Thursday, April 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
House ready to approve trauma care changes »
State Capital Briefs (Lunch Edition): Thursday, April 27 The News Service of Florida The Florida House could vote...
Tuesday, April 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislature puts Northeast Florida at Center of Healthcare Debate »
With less than two weeks to go until the scheduled end of the 2017 Florida Legislative Session, there is very little clari...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cannabis compromise won't allow smoking »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, April 18, 2017......... Florida patients may...
Monday, April 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trauma, Medicaid changes move forward in House »
By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, April 17, 2017......... With House Republ...
Thursday, April 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Important Update on MOC Legislation from the FMA »
Please read this important update on MOC legislation from the FMA and click here for the PDF version: FMA Maintenanc...
Thursday, April 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LImit sought on initial painkiller prescriptions »
State Capital Briefs (Morning Edition): Wednesday, April 6 The News Service of Florida Amid a debate about putting...

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