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Florida Legislature Passes COVID-19 Liability Protections for Health Care Providers

Today, the Florida House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 7014, COVID-19-Related Claims Against Health Care Providers. The legislation extends the COVID-19 limitations of liability for health care providers, including home health agencies, through June 1, 2023. Click here for a detailed analysis of the legislation. The House of Representatives voted 87-31 to pass the measure, which was approved…

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State Lawmakers Set to Increase Medicaid Reimbursement as Budget Negotiations Get Underway

Florida lawmakers began formal budget negotiations today. Bolstered by federal stimulus money and growing sales tax revenues, the Senate and House have pitched record spending plans. For fiscal year 2022-23, the Senate has proposed $108.6 billion while the House has proposed $105.3 billion. With the 60-day legislative session set to end on March 11, subject-area…

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