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Danny McAuliffeDecember 7, 2018
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A former top health care regulator and Lt. Gov.-elect Jeanette Nuñez will chair Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis’ Transition Advisory Committee on Health and Wellness. Chairs Alan Levine, former Secretary of the state Agency for Healthcare Administration, and Nuñez will be joined by more than 50 other health care professionals, regulators, and former officeholders to help develop and […]

Peter SchorschDecember 14, 2017
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The Florida Medical Association is teaming up with a Sunrise-based tech company to help patients better understand the cost of medical care by swiping a card after an appointment. The deal, announced Thursday, gives FMA doctors access to “ezVerify,” a software platform from Automated HealthCare Solutions that promises to identify patient-specific health insurance information in […]

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The Florida Medical Association wants Floridians to vote no on a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana. The FMA’s House of Delegates adopted a resolution Sunday to oppose Amendment 2, the medical marijuana ballot initiative. The statewide medical association opposed a similar amendment in 2014. “The Florida Medical Association, representing more than 20,000 physicians in […]

Phil AmmannMarch 9, 2015
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Florida’s largest medical trade group is showing just how much the state’s doctors care about their friends, neighbors, and fellow residents. The Florida Medical Association, which represents more than 20,000 physicians statewide, on Monday unveiled “FMA Cares,” a new initiative highlighting how medical professionals give back to local communities. FMA Cares will feature a series of […]

Christine Jordan SextonFebruary 12, 2015
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It’s being called “The Right Place, The Right Time” bill by its supporters. Opponents think the measure, SB 784, is the wrong bill at the wrong time. Either way, it will be one of the most contested health care battles of the session and pits — once again — Florida’s largest physicians association against some […]

Christine Jordan SextonJanuary 13, 2015
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The Florida Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday issued a seven-step plan that it says would provide coverage to the uninsured as well as eliminate a billion-dollar-plus burden on Floridians. Dubbed Smarter Health Care Coverage in Florida, the Chamber’s plan calls for using federal dollars available under the Affordable Care Act so long as the impact on […]

Christine Jordan SextonJanuary 13, 2015
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The Florida Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday issued a seven-step plan that it says would provide coverage to the uninsured as well as eliminate a billion-dollar-plus burden on Floridians. Dubbed Smarter Health Care Coverage in Florida, the Chamber’s plan calls for using federal dollars available under the Affordable Care Act so long as the impact on […]


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