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Healthcare professionals aim to expand value-based care in Florida’s behavioral health sector

| May 30, 2023 | Florida

Value-based care aims to improve quality of care and lower healthcare costs, and professionals are working to expand the model in the behavioral health sector in Florida.     Experts discussed those efforts at the Florida State of Reform Health Policy Conference. Florida Alliance for Healthcare Value President and CEO...[ Read More ]

Florida health systems working to address Black maternal health, food insecurities

| May 19, 2023 | Florida

Healthcare professionals are working to improve Black maternal health, curb food insecurities, and provide financial assistance for housing to address the social needs of Floridians. They discussed these initiatives at the Florida State of Reform Health Policy Conference on Thursday. Health Foundation of South Florida President and CEO Loreen Chant...[ Read More ]

Q&A: FACHC’s Ben Browning discusses some challenges Florida’s community health centers face, and how the association helps address them

| May 12, 2023 | Florida

Medicaid eligibility redeterminations began in April, which means Florida health centers are helping patients retain health coverage or find other options if they are determined to be ineligible. Under the public health emergency’s (PHE) continuous coverage mandate, the state saw a significant increase in the number of individuals and families...[ Read More ]

Expanded access to healthcare in underserved areas needed, as report finds more than a third of Floridians live in Health Professional Shortage Areas

| May 11, 2023 | Florida

Florida needs to expand access to healthcare in underserved areas, and the number of practicing clinicians in those areas, according to a new report. The Florida Council of 100, a 62-year-old nonpartisan group of business/civic/academic leaders, recently released its A Healthier Florida report, which was developed over the past two...[ Read More ]

2023 Florida | A Conversation with the Host: Beth Kidder

| May 8, 2023 | Florida

Ahead of our 2023 Florida State of Reform Health Policy Conference on May 18th, Health Management Associates Managing Principal Beth Kidder overviewed some of the high-interest topics that will be taken up by a diverse array of experts at the event. Watch the full video above. With topics ranging from...[ Read More ]

Florida Dental Association secures funding to roll out student loan repayment program

| May 5, 2023 | Florida

The Florida Dental Association (FDA) has secured funding to implement a dental student loan repayment program that aims to attract dentists to work in underserved areas. The state legislature approved the creation of FDA’s dental student loan repayment program in 2019, and staff have been working to secure funding for...[ Read More ]