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Florida PBM bill passes committee

Mansur Shaheen | Apr 22, 2021 | Florida

Florida mental health bill gains momentum

Mansur Shaheen | Apr 15, 2021 | Florida

Florida abortion bill passes through tense committee meeting

Mansur Shaheen | Apr 9, 2021 | Florida

A bill that would prohibit the practice of disability abortions passed through the Florida House Health and Human Services committee on Tuesday, though not without its detractors. House Bill 1221 was filed by Rep. Erin Grall in late February. Sen. Ana Maria Rodriguez filed the identical SB 1664 within the...[ Read More ]

Cano Health to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines at Select Sites in Florida

| Apr 8, 2021 | Florida

Cano Health (the "Company"), a leading value-based primary care delivery platform for seniors, today announced that it will administer COVID-19 vaccines to eligible individuals in Florida on April 10, 2021 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Cano Health will offer the vaccine to Florida residents 18 years and older with Florida state-issued photo identification or proof of Florida residency. Vaccines will...[ Read More ]

Florida PBM reform bill amended to remove popular provisions

Mansur Shaheen | Apr 7, 2021 | Florida

Significant changes were made this week to a bill in Florida that would regulate Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) in the state. Advocates for PBM reform are unhappy with the changes, believing that the bill waters down any sort of regulations. House Bill 1155 was filed by Rep. Jackie Toledo on...[ Read More ]

5 Things Florida: Medicaid cuts, Topical Agenda, PBM reform

| Apr 6, 2021 | Florida

My Gonzaga Bulldogs were outplayed last night in the NCAA Men's College Basketball National Championship. Congrats to my neighbor, a Baylor grad, and the rest of the Baylor Bears for a well earned victory. Gonzaga has been on an incredible run. They have made the NCAA post-season tournament every years...[ Read More ]

Gov. DeSantis issues executive order prohibiting 'vaccine passports'

Mansur Shaheen | Apr 5, 2021 | Florida

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order last week that will ban the use of “vaccine passports” in the state. “Vaccine passports” is a shorthand phrase for official documents that certify that someone is vaccinated. The passports would allow for business to restrict certain services only to people who...[ Read More ]

Miami mobile medical clinic works to provide vaccines to underserved communities

Mansur Shaheen | Apr 2, 2021 | Florida

The University of Miami’s Pediatric Mobile Clinics is going on a mission to deliver vaccines to some of Miami’s most needy communities. The mobile clinic is now traveling to schools, churches and community health centers across four South Florida cities to vaccinate residents. Cities chosen include Little Haiti, Hialeah, Florida...[ Read More ]

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