Scott flashes veto pen to try to sway senators

The drama over a budget impasse escalated Wednesday after Gov. Rick Scott called Republican senators separately into his office and threatened to use his veto pen if he doesn't get support for one of his top legislative priorities.

04/23/2015 | admin | 0

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Scott steps into health-care funding battle

Gov. Rick Scott stepped into the legislative fray over health-care funding Tuesday, proposing an idea for moving forward on the state budget that was quickly dismissed by the Senate.

04/22/2015 | admin | 0

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Hope in the fight for LIP funds?

A legislative update from Executive Vice President, Bryan Campbell

04/21/2015 | admin | 0

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Member Call to Action: Fight for LIP Funding in Florida!

A letter from County Medical Society Executive Vice President Bryan Campbell urging DCMS members to voice their concerns over the federal government withholding more than $2.2 billion in Low Income Pool funds from Florida.

04/17/2015 | admin | 0

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Scott to file suit against feds over health funding

In a new sign of escalating tensions between state and federal officials, Gov. Rick Scott announced Thursday he will sue the federal government to try to resolve a standoff over $2.2 billion in funding for hospitals and other health providers.

04/17/2015 | admin | 0

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Impasse over health care expansion deepens

The stalemate between the House and Senate over health-care funding deepened Tuesday, as the federal government suggested that the fate of a pool of money for hospitals and other medical providers was tied to the state's decision on Medicaid expansion.

04/15/2015 | admin | 0

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Keep watch for the early warnings of Alzheimer's

As we age, it is normal to experience some forgetfulness, but when do you consider dementia?

04/14/2015 | admin | 0

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Join the discussion on healthcare for veterans!

Questions or concerns about the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014? You may want to attend an educational program at UF Health on April 17. Representatives from HealthNet and TriWest will be present.

04/09/2015 | admin | 0

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Gov. Scott Reversal Threatens Hospital Funding

From the desk of Executive Vice President Bryan Campbell: First he was against it… then he was for it. Now, Governor Rick Scott is once again opposed to Medicaid expansion in Florida.

04/07/2015 | admin | 0

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Scott Opposition to Health Expansion Adds Fuel to Fire

Adding more drama to a $5 billion budget standoff between Republican legislative leaders, Gov. Scott reversed course on his one-time support for providing health coverage for low-income Floridians as part of the federal health-care law known as Obamacare.

04/07/2015 | admin | 0

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