Tag: Steve Bahmer
Bans Off Our Bodies protest in St. Pete

Terry RoenJuly 17, 2017

Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Dr. Ben Carson spoke Monday about the importance of using public-private partnerships to provide affordable housing for seniors. The neurosurgeon-turned-housing-secretary gave a 30-minute speech to senior housing and health care providers at the 54th Annual LeadingAge Florida Convention in Orlando. Carson, who took the job in […]

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 […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterFebruary 9, 2017

Industry advocates said a Senate proposal filed this week could change the way nursing homes that accept Medicaid are paid without severely impacting high-quality nursing homes. Sponsored by Sen. Aaron Bean, the bill (SB 712) transitions nursing homes that accept Medicaid payments to a prospective payment system. But LeadingAge Florida CEO Steve Bahmer said Bean’s […]

Staff ReportsOctober 5, 2016

LeadingAge Florida President and CEO Steve Bahmer will represent aging services on a Tallahassee task force looking into how communities can better bounce back after a big storm. “Steve brings expertise, energy, and insight to the task force,” said former Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp in a press release Wednesday. “As an association, LeadingAge Florida has a reputation for […]

Staff ReportsAugust 26, 2016

Robin Spillias has been promoted to Director of Membership for LeadingAge Florida, the organization announced Thursday. Spillias will direct and coordinate all activities related to membership recruitment, retention, renewal, and benefits. “Robin is a problem-solver, an effective communicator, and a creative thinker,” LeadingAge Florida President and CEO Steve Bahmer said in a statement. “Her experience […]


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