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Tuesday, November 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State challenged again on marijuana licenses »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   A Winter Springs company has filed the latest in a series of...
Thursday, November 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid plan shows losses in first half of year »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   TALLAHASSEE --- As many as half of the managed-care pla...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scott seeks backing on medical marijuana appeal »
The News Service of Florida By Dara Kam   TALLAHASSEE --- With a 5 p.m. Friday deadline looming, Gov. Ric...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zika cases rise; baby born with Zika 'syndrome' »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   The number of reported Zika cases in Florida this year has inc...
Thursday, October 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scott says health care a 'right,' but questions remain »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- In trying to distance himself from a mu...
Friday, September 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Insurers shun state healthcare website »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- The pushback against Gov. Rick Scott’s...
Wednesday, September 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthcare transparency effort lags »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- With just months left in his term, one...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State health data system often rejects information »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Florida hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers and emergency departments a...
Thursday, September 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Use of drug database increases amid opioid fight »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- One of Florida’s main weapons to thwart...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid patients face changes in health plans »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- About 600,000 low-income patients will...
Tuesday, September 4, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Zika cases continue inching up in Florida »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Florida has had 66 reported cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus this ye...
Monday, August 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State adds three Zika cases »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Florida has had 62 reported cases of the mosquito-borne Zika v...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Judge backs bone-marrow transplant program »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Rejecting a challenge from the University of Miami Hospital a...
Monday, August 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Affordable Care Act audit finds improper payments »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   The Obama administration improperly paid insurance compani...
Wednesday, August 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed major changes in E&M codes »
The American Medical Association (AMA) has weighed in on the Proposed 2019 Physician Fee Schedule, specifically on the imp...
Monday, August 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ruling rejects limits on medical marijuana businesses »
The News Service of Florida By Dara Kam   TALLAHASSEE --- In a ruling that could have a revolutionary impact...
Friday, August 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Initiative targets obesity in Florida »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff   Who says doctors and insurers are at odds? The Florida Medical...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proposed 2019 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule released »
Information from the American Medical Association:   On Thursday, July 12, CMS published the proposed Ph...
Friday, July 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fight continues over marijuana in Florida »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida   TALLAHASSEE --- Folks in Florida might think their pot-smoking...
Tuesday, July 3, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Court rules against smokable medical marijuana during legal fight »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida   TALLAHASSEE --- Chiding a judge who sided with sick patients an...
Friday, June 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Summary on federal opioid legislation »
The House Committee on Energy and Commerce recently passed H.R. 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opi...
Thursday, June 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State weighs adding data to health transparency site »
The News Service of Florida   There is no “launch date” for new data to be uploaded to a Florida website ai...
Tuesday, June 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Effort launched to boost Alzheimer's treatment »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   TALLAHASSEE --- Pharmaceutical companies have for the p...
Thursday, June 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UF gets designation for work on mental health »
With suicide a growing concern, the University of Florida is touting the designation of its Mood Disorders Program as a ce...
Monday, June 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Smokable medical marijuana issue on hold »
The News Service of Florida By Dara Kam   TALLAHASSEE --- In a widely expected move, an appellate court M...
Friday, June 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hospitals worry about 'confusing picture' on health website »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- Asserting it would help hold down healt...
Monday, June 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Healthcare Boards to huddle about drug rules »
By NSF Staff The News Service of Florida Florida lawmakers this year passed a bill that limits prescribing of c...
Friday, June 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Weekly news roundup: politics, pot, and grim numbers »
By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida     TALLAHASSEE --- The Sunshine State was packed with poli...
Thursday, June 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Children lacking health insurance up slightly »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   TALLAHASSEE --- While Florida has made strides in reduc...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Plan to challenge Medicaid contracts »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida   TALLAHASSEE --- A decision last week to award Medicaid...
Thursday, May 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two health plans tapped for Medicaid contracts »
The News Service of Florida By Christine Sexton   TALLAHASSEE --- Florida Medicaid officials on Thursday...
Monday, May 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attorney General hopefuls disagree on opioid lawsuit timing »
The News Service of Florida By Jim Turner   TALLAHASSEE --- Attorney General Pam Bondi is drawing praise...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AHCA, health plans huddle over Medicaid challenges »
The News Service of Florida NSF Staff   Agency for Health Care Administration Secretary Justin Senior is...
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nelson, Democrats blast proposed Medicaid cut »
The News Service of Florida NSF Staff   U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Democratic U.S. House members Thursday...
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Check Your MIPS Status »
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that physician practices/groups may now log into the CM...

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