Articles in Category: 'Nursing Homes'

By: Kenric Ward | Posted: July 26, 2010 4:05 AM
A public-interest group warns that food inspections at Florida hospitals, nursing homes and day-care centers will be less rigorous under a new state law.
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By: By Kathleen Haughney The News Service of Florida | Posted: June 26, 2010 4:05 AM
The probability that Florida will see $1 billion in extra federal Medicaid money is growing dimmer with U.S. Senate Republicans blocking the measure from advancing this week and drawing concern from Florida lawmakers who partially built the state budget around the likely delivery of those dollars.

“Oh my God, that's devastating. That will kill this state,” said Sen. Durell Peaden, R-Crestview, the chair of the Senate's Health and Human Services budget committee.
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By: David Royse News Service of Florida | Posted: March 29, 2010 4:11 PM
THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, March 29, 2010....With money tight, lawmakers are looking at changing the way the number of hours of mandatory daily care for nursing home patients is counted, reducing the number of required hours of care by certified nursing assistants, and having registered nurses pick up some of that care.
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