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CMS proposes cutting Medicare payments for some specialty surgeries 6%-9% »
CMS  released  its Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule for 2021 Aug. 3, which made several drastic c...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacists Rules Face Physicians Objections »
TALLAHASSEE --- The chairman of a state physician-licensing board on Thursday warned that proposed rules to expa...
Thursday, May 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Administration considering ban on “surprise” medical bills »
The White House is renewing a push to end “surprise” medical bills — possibly as part of the next coronavirus rescue packa...
Wednesday, May 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Strategic Alliance Provides a Wealth of Resources for Physician Practices »
Cobbe Consulting & Management (CCM) and Acevedo Consulting Incorporated (ACI) today announced a strategic partnership...
Monday, May 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida adds COVID-19 into its hurricane preparations »
The News Service of Florida By Jim Turner   TALLAHASSEE --- With another expected active hurricane season s...
Monday, May 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Floridians complain about non-compliant businesses »
The News Service of Florida By NSF Staff Floridians have filed more than 2,200 complaints to the state over the pas...
Friday, February 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Professionals Aided on Loan Defaults »
February 12, 2020 With no discussion, the Florida Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill that would shield he...
Friday, February 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill Correctly for Medicare Telehealth Services »
In a recent   report ,  the Office of Inspector General (OIG) determined that the Centers for Medicare &...
Friday, February 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Professionals Aided on Loan Defaults »
With no discussion, the Florida Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to a bill that would shield health-care providers...
Friday, February 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ransomware Attacks Cost Healthcare Sector At Least $160M Since 2016 »
Comparitech researchers assessed ransomware attacks on the healthcare sector since 2016 and found providers have spent at...
Thursday, February 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
House panel advances bipartisan surprise billing legislation despite divisions »
BY PETER SULLIVAN   The House Education and Labor Committee on Tuesday approved a bill to protect p...
Tuesday, February 11, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bipartisan Ways and Means leaders unveil measure to stop surprise medical bills »
The bipartisan leaders of the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday released their legislation to protect patients from...
Friday, February 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
PSCF Joins Florida Patient Protection Coalition »
Florida Patient Protection Coalition formed to combat misinformation regarding the level of education, training between...
Thursday, January 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Speaker Says Health Care Remains ‘Focus’ »
House Speaker Jose Oliva said Tuesday that health care continues to be his top priority for the upcoming legislative sessi...
Thursday, January 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proportion of E-Cigarette Users Who Started By Age 14 May Have More Than Tripled in Past Five Years »
Reuters (12/24, Rapaport) reports a study published in the American Journal of Public Health found that “the proport...
Thursday, December 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical Malpractice Arbitration Cap Upheld »
A South Florida appeals court Wednesday upheld the constitutionality of a cap on damages in medical-malpractice cases tied...
Friday, December 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court To Hear Medical Malpractice Dispute »
December 4, 2019 NSF Staff The Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday quickly agreed to take up a case that raises...
Thursday, December 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Osceola calls for homeless commission to help families »
The rebooted Central Florida Commission on Homelessness met for the first time Wednesday amid calls from Osceola County re...
Wednesday, November 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mistakes made by mid-level medical providers led to catastrophic results for patients »
ORLANDO, Fla.  - When you go to the doctor's office, how often are you really seeing a physician? To keep costs do...
Friday, November 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid Health Plans Get Mixed Grades »
Managed care plans that participate in Medicaid and the Florida KidCare program received mixed grades on a “scorecard” rel...
Friday, November 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Launches Health Care Cost Transparency Website »
The State of Florida is now providing consumers with more information about health care costs. Governor Ron DeSantis vi...
Monday, October 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida Supreme Court Eyes Medical Malpractice 'Crisis' »
In a case stemming from a woman’s lung-cancer death, an appeals court Friday urged the Florida Supreme Court to look again...
Wednesday, October 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Targets Pinellas, Hillsborough, Five Other Counties To Combat HIV »
More than $490,000 is being doled out to seven Florida counties, including Hillsborough and Pinellas, as part of a nationa...
Monday, October 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Florida Health Providers Receive Guidance On Vaping Injuries »
With 1,299 reported cases of lung injuries associated with vaping and electronic cigarettes across the nation, the federal...
Monday, September 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
​Local County Medical Societies Unify Under Single Organization »
ORLANDO – The Orange County Medical Society, Inc. (OCMS) and Seminole County Medical Society (SCMS) are pleased to announc...
Wednesday, September 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hepatitis A Cases Top 2,400 In Florida This Year »
Florida had 64 newly reported cases of hepatitis A last week, bringing the total number of cases this year to 2,413....
Sunday, September 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Orange, Seminole medical societies become one »
The Orange County Medical Society has joined forces with its counterpart in Seminole County to create the Physicians Socie...