Tag: House Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
For a big Gadsden County check, Ron DeSantis was happy to deliver the news in person.

Staff ReportsJanuary 23, 2018

Florida lawmakers are moving closer to allowing “advanced birth centers,” facilities that offer prospective mothers at minimal risk of complications an alternative to expensive hospital visits. On Tuesday, the House Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee unanimously approved HB 1099, which lets Florida expand the use of ABCs – the freestanding, non-hospital facilities that supply a variety […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 25, 2017

The Department of Children and Families is requesting more than $250 million from the Legislature for fiscal year 2018-19. Kimberly McMurray, chief financial officer of the department, laid out a list of specific initiatives Wednesday to the House Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee. DCF’s funding requests were organized into four goals: — Expand and better coordinate […]

Staff ReportsMarch 7, 2017

With a tip of the hat to LobbyTools, here are the latest movements – both on and off – of the legislative merry-go-round. On: House Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee has brought on budget analyst Bryan Mielke, formerly a legislative assistant for Sebring Republican Rep. Cary Pigman. On: Brandon Miller is replacing Mielke as Pigman’s legislative assistant. […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterFebruary 15, 2017

The House Health Care Appropriation Subcommittee got the ball rolling on discussions about whether the state should change the way it pays nursing homes that accept Medicaid, with some members of the committee expressing concerns about parts of the plan. During the two-hour committee meeting Wednesday, the panel heard from Navigant officials about their proposed […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterFebruary 15, 2017

Nursing homes that accept Medicaid could see changes in how they are paid in the coming fiscal year, but exactly what those changes will look like remain to be seen. The House Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee is expected to begin discussions about new payment plans Wednesday, when Agency for Health Care Administration officials give members […]


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