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Mitch PerryDecember 14, 2016
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After years of Medicaid reform experiments, the state of Florida rolled out managed care for more than 3.6 million Floridians in the summer of 2014. But at a hearing of the Florida Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services on Wednesday, the reviews were poor from  long term health care providers about lengthy delays in receiving Medicaid payments. […]

Jim RosicaOctober 19, 2016
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3min815
A Medicaid managed-care case manager is suing her employer, a state of Florida contractor, for unpaid overtime — one of many similar suits filed around the country against the company’s corporate parent. Shanna Veit filed her proposed collective- and class-action suit in Leon County Circuit Civil court against Sunshine State Health Plan, seeking an unspecified amount of […]

Jim RosicaAugust 3, 2016
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2min164
Despite losing her to another organization, the head of Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) on Wednesday said he was “excited” for Tamela Perdue. Perdue, formerly AIF’s general counsel, took a new job with the Florida-based Sunshine Health insurance plan as senior vice president of legislative and government affairs, handling its lobbying. “AIF has seen tremendous growth and […]

Jim RosicaAugust 3, 2016
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3min464
Tamela I. Perdue is leaving the Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) for Sunshine Health, one of the “largest health care plans in Florida.” Sunshine Health announced the hire in a news release Wednesday. Perdue was AIF’s general counsel for 10 years, according to her bio, and is an expert on workers’ compensation law. Gov. Rick Scott in April appointed her […]

Ryan RayNovember 13, 2015
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2min214
The Tallahassee-based lobbying practice of Metz Husband & Daughton did a brisk business during the third quarter of 2015, taking in $800,000 for its Q3 work according to estimates based on recently submitted lobbyist compensation reports. The firm’s heftiest invoices came from The Florida Bar, which accounted for about $40,000 in executive and legislative lobbying fees during the […]


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