Tag: Tina Braungardt
Palm Beach County Food Bank gets a $1.6M boost, to make permanant a program to feed elementary school children. Image via Facebook.

Phil AmmannApril 20, 2015
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A Lakeland hospice threatened with closing by the state, could be saved by a bill making its way through the Legislature. On Tuesday, Estero Republican Rep. Ray Rodrigues will introduce an amendment to HB 441, with legislative language to help Compassionate Care Hospice on Drane Field Road to continue serving terminally ill patients. This year, the […]

Phil AmmannMarch 27, 2015
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Florida may be known for its warm weather, but lately a cold wind has been blowing from the state bureaucracy. A Lakeland hospice ordered to close over a “disputed clerical error” has lost its initial appeal for a hearing with the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. Last week, Compassionate Care Hospice on Drane Field Road filed a […]

Peter SchorschMarch 27, 2015
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A hospice care group is facing imminent revocation of its license to administer services in Florida on a technicality, despite concern over the interruption of care administered to terminally ill patients who rely on their delicate work. The state Agency for Health Care Administration has denied Compassionate Care Hospice‘s motion to stay a disruption in payment to the group […]


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