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Thursday, July 07, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Fundraising slows in medical marijuana battle »

The News Service of Florida  A political committee spearheading a drive to pass a medical-marijuana ballot initi…

Friday, May 27, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Legislative update regarding Billing »

Legislative Update from the Florida Board of Medicine: Relates to Transparency in Health Care Effective Da…

Friday, May 27, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Legislative update regarding Physician Assistants »

Legislative Update from the Florida Board of Medicine: Effective Date:  July 1, 2016 Governor Scott…

Thursday, May 26, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Legislative update regarding billing members of a PPO or EPO »

Legislative Update from the Florida Board of Medicine: Important Legislative Update Regarding Billing Members of a P…

Monday, April 11, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Scott poised to act on health, education bills »

By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, April 11, 2016………. In a final flur…

Thursday, March 31, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Physicians group to weigh in on ‘PIP’ fees case »

State Capital Briefs (Evening Edition): Thursday, March 31, 2016 The News Service of Florida The state Supreme…

Friday, March 25, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Scott approves medical marijuana for terminally ill »

By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, March 25, 2016………. With Floridians…

Tuesday, March 22, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Scott ready to take action on stack of bills »

By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, March 22, 2016………. It’s time for…

Wednesday, March 09, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Telehealth moves forward in House, House members back pot for terminal patients »

The News Service of Florida:  TELEHEALTH, TRANSPARENCY MOVE FORWARD IN HOUSE A House panel  Monday &…

Wednesday, March 09, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Surgeon General won’t get Senate hearing »

By Margie Menzel The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, March 9, 2016……….Senate President…

Monday, March 07, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Budget deal reached; session to end on time »

By Brandon Larrabee The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, March 7, 2016……….House and Sen…

Friday, March 04, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Medical marijuana expansion ready for approval »

By Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, March 4, 2016…… Lawmakers are poised to approve…

Thursday, March 03, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Senate, House agree on health, environment budgets »

By Brandon Larrabee The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, March 3, 2016……… House and Sen…

Wednesday, March 02, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

House pushes health care changes »

By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, March 2, 2016………. Some of the issu…

Tuesday, March 01, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Surgeon General’s confirmation in jeopardy »

By Margie Menzel The News Service of Florida  THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, March 1, 2016……….Despite a…

Monday, February 29, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Lawmakers agree on ‘LIP’ hospital funding »

The News Service of Florida: Facing a nearly $400 million cut in the coming fiscal year, House and Senate budget nego…

Friday, February 26, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

House ready to take up health care agenda »

State Capital Briefs (Morning Edition): Friday, February 26, 2016 The News Service of Florida With Republican…

Thursday, February 25, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Medical marijuana bill sent back to committee »

State Capital Briefs (Evening Edition): Wednesday, February 24, 2016 The News Service of Florida Medical Mari…

Tuesday, February 23, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Surgeon General confirmation held up in Senate »

By Margie Menzel The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, February 23, 2016……….After narrow…

Monday, February 22, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Senate to take up medical marijunana »

State Capital Briefs (Morning Edition): Friday, February 19, 2016 The News Service of Florida The full Senate i…

Wednesday, February 17, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Senators reject major health regulation change »

By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE,  February 17, 2016 ………. Wit…

Tuesday, February 16, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Senators approve possible ‘balance billing’ compromise »

State Capital Briefs (Afternoon Edition) The News Service of Florida After a lobbying battle that has includ…

Wednesday, February 10, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Big issues remain at mid-point of 2016 session »

By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, February 10, 2016………. Florida’s 60-…

Monday, February 01, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Senators seeks to carve exemption in health regulation »

By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, February 1, 2016………. Grappling…

Thursday, January 28, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Medical marijuana set for November ballot »

State Capital Briefs (Evening Edition): January 27, 2016 The News Service of Florida Voters will get another chan…

Tuesday, January 26, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Senate panel backs expanded prescribing powers »

State Capital Briefs (Lunch Edition): January 26, 2016 The News Service of Florida A Senate committee Tuesday…

Wednesday, January 20, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Transparency, ‘Telehealth’ bills moving in House »

State Capital Briefs (Evening Edition): January, 20, 2016 The News Service of Florida Continuing to look for diff…

Tuesday, January 19, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Gaetz: Health coverage issue dead, focus on ‘second tier’ issues »

By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, January 19, 2016………. After a bruis…

Tuesday, January 12, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Health industry regulatory changes sail in House »

State Capital Briefs (Afternoon Edition): Tuesday, January 12, 2016 The News Service of Florida A House panel&n…

Wednesday, January 06, 2016   (0 Comments – view/add)

Opponents again target ‘Docs v. Glocks’ law »

By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, January 5, 2016………. Pointing to f…

Wednesday, December 16, 2015   (0 Comments – view/add)

Bondi defends medical malpractice limits »

By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, December 15, 2015………. Pointing to…

Wednesday, November 04, 2015   (0 Comments – view/add)

Hospital group says more ‘LIP’ money possible »

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2015 THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With Florida facing a funding cut next year in a major healt…

Wednesday, October 21, 2015   (0 Comments – view/add)

Senate committee to tackle patients’ pain med problems »

The News Service of Florida:  THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, October 20, 2015…… The Legislature may have inadvertentl…

Tuesday, September 29, 2015   (0 Comments – view/add)

Scott assails ‘price gouging’ at hospitals »

By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, September 28, 2015………. Gov. Rick…

Thursday, July 23, 2015   (0 Comments – view/add)

Group gets grant to boost telemedicine »

The News Service of Florida   STATE CAPITAL BRIEFS (EVENING EDITION): THURSDAY, JULY 23, 2015…