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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...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid official acknowledges opposition to cut »
The News Service of Florida May 8, 2018 A top Florida Medicaid official has notified the federal government...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health plans challenge Medicaid contract decisions »
TALLAHASSEE --- With tens of billions of dollars in contracts at stake, a dozen health plans have told Florida officials t...
Friday, April 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court tries to draw line in malpractice cases »
By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- In a case stemming from an injury to a child who was...
Thursday, April 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
State workers hand over papers for health coverage »
By Christine Sexton The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- More than 1,800 people have been removed from the s...
Friday, April 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical marijuana patient number tops 100,000 »
The News Service of Florida April 20, 2018 Florida’s medical-marijuana patient database has hit the 100,000 mark...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Multimillion-dollar tobacco verdict upheld »
The News Service of Florida April 19, 2018 A divided state appeals court this week upheld a nearly $6.4 million ver...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Miami sues drug makers over opioid epidemic »
The News Service of Florida In 2016, the city of Miami saw 641 opioid-related overdoses, a 20 percent increase fro...
Thursday, April 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cities, counties take aim at state gun law »
The News Service of Florida By Dara Kam TALLAHASSEE --- Less than two months after a 19-year-old gunman shot dea...
Friday, April 6, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bondi says Florida will file opioid lawsuit »
The News Service of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said this week Florida plans to file a lawsuit against d...
Friday, February 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health program money won't hit projections »
February 23, 2018 The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE --- Gov. Rick Scott last year bragged that the Trump a...
Tuesday, February 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid program limiting opioid prescriptions »
The News Service of Florida February 20, 2018 By Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- As lawmakers consider...
Monday, February 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scott calls meetings on school safety, mental health »
The News Service of Florida February 19, 2018 Gov. Rick Scott’s office on Monday said a series of meetings will be...

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