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Mary Mayhew, FL’s top hospital regulator, is leaving to run the...

Mary Mayhew, who as chief of the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration regulates hospitals and helped oversee state government’s response to COVID-19, is...

Gov. DeSantis: COVID-inspired ban on elective surgeries hurt FL’s hospitals

Gov. Ron DeSantis conceded Tuesday that, in retrospect, it might have been a mistake for him to ban elective procedures early in his response...

State bars various visitors to Florida’s nursing homes amid coronavirus threat

As the World Health Organization declared that the novel coronavirus constitutes a global pandemic, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday announced that multiple classes of...

Canadian diplomat dubious over Florida’s plans to import cheaper pharmaceuticals

A Canadian diplomat is pouring cold water on Florida’s hopes to import cheaper pharmaceutical drugs from Canada on a mass scale.“We do sympathize with...

Getting cheap and safe Canadian drugs to Floridians is a big...

Florida regulators are proceeding with plans to import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada, but questions persist about when the drugs will begin flowing, whether...

High-tech counseling comes to storm-struck schools – ‘Think of FaceTime with...

Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis announced that 63 “telemental” health portals will be available to offer counseling to storm-traumatized students in the six Panhandle...

FL Legislature declined to provide health care coverage to 837,000 of...

Florida missed another opportunity this year to provide health care coverage to more than 800,000 low-income residents.As expected, the 2019 Legislature never considered any...

Senate OKs DeSantis’ embattled pick to run Florida’s Medicaid agency

The Florida Senate confirmed Mary Mayhew as secretary of Florida’s Medicaid bureaucracy Wednesday on a 26-13 vote, with three Democrats siding with the GOP...

Gov. Ron DeSantis reaching into Trump World to staff his administration

Ron DeSantis won Florida’s governorship by cleaving to President Trump. He’s maintained those ties by attending Trump events, frequently conferring with the White House,...

State Medicaid director Mary Mayhew getting bashed as senators consider her...

Mary Mayhew’s quest to be confirmed as Florida’s new Medicaid director is facing intense criticism and sharp questioning over her past as a health...

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