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  • Senators: Gov. Scott veto threat not 'productive'

    Senators: Gov. Scott veto threat not 'productive'
    TALLAHASSEE – Senators pushed back Wednesday on threats from Gov. Rick Scott to veto projects or bills, saying they weren’t helpful in resolving the health care spending crisis that has brought the legislative session to a stalemate. Scott...
  • Talks, but no progress in health-care budget impasse

    TALLAHASSEE — The Senate and the House are talking but not changing their tunes. With only a week left in the regular session, Florida lawmakers remain locked in a dispute Friday over health-care spending, putting billions of dollars on the line...
  • Scott on wrong side on health care

    Scott on wrong side on health care
    Gov. Rick Scott went to war last week — on the wrong side. The governor should have been strong-arming House leaders, demanding that they expand health care coverage to nearly 1 million Floridians. Instead, Scott was threatening members of the...
  • Senate makes offer but health care stalemate remains

    Senate makes offer but health care stalemate remains
    TALLAHASSEE – With billions in taxpayer funds on the line, Central Florida hospitals and the working poor and uninsured remain stuck in limbo as lawmakers continue to haggle over health care coverage for the poor. The Florida Senate rejected...
  • Florida Hospital's Health Village continues to grow and prosper

    Florida Hospital's Health Village continues to grow and prosper
    At the SunRail station next to Florida Hospital, there’s something readily available that often proves highly popular with commuters: fresh morning coffee. Located right off the tracks, inside the executive offices of the hospital’s...
  • GOP governors may pay price for refusing to expand Medicaid under Obamacare

    NEW YORK In 2012, the Supreme Court ruled that the federal government couldn't force states to expand eligibility for their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act. Since then, the Obama administration has looked for ways to persuade Republicans...
  • Health care: What should Fla. do?: Front Burner

    Health care: What should Fla. do?: Front Burner
    With a week to go in the regular session of the Florida Legislature, lawmakers and Gov. Rick Scott are deadlocked over how to respond to a standing offer of billions of dollars from Washington, D.C. to expand health-care coverage in the state. The...
  • Gov. Scott to sue Obama over Medicaid expansion

    Gov. Scott to sue Obama over Medicaid expansion
    TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott will sue the federal government for attempting to “coerce” the state into expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act by withdrawing support for a different federal health care program, he announced...
  • ER at Winter Park Memorial Hospital gets senior-friendly

    ER at Winter Park Memorial Hospital gets senior-friendly
    Winter Park Memorial Hospital's emergency department is the first in the Orlando area to become senior-friendly. Patients are screened to determine whether they should be assigned to the senior track. Several rooms have been modified to cater to older...
  • UCF Health, Florida Hospital partner in Lake Nona

    UCF Health, Florida Hospital partner in Lake Nona
    Florida Hospital and UCF College of Medicine are partnering in Lake Nona to provide primary care, specialty care and diagnostic services, they announced on Wednesday. As the two main tenants of Gateway Lake Nona, a sleek 100,000-square-foot medical...
  • Florida Hospital giving patients a place to recover

    Florida Hospital giving patients a place to recover
    The nature of health care has definitely changed in recent years, Jody Barry noted -- or perhaps a better term would be to say the mission of health care providers has expanded greatly. “We’ve been talking about what we call extending our...