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November 20, 2020 04:20 PM

Listen: On WMFE’s “Intersection,” health reporter Abe Aboraya; Florida Blue’s Tony Jenkins and Primary Care Access Network’s Anne Packham talk about the future of the law.


November 20, 2020 01:50 PM

With its choice of a new leader, the Florida Hospital Association has signaled that seeking legislative approval to expand Medicaid won’t be among its top priorities.


November 20, 2020 01:20 PM

A revised projection of enrollment for the 2021-22 fiscal year, which will start July 1, includes about 220,000 more people than economists projected.


November 20, 2020 01:12 PM

Gov. Ron DeSantis says coronavirus vaccines available to Florida residents in the next "three to six" weeks for those who voluntarily agree to get inoculated.


November 19, 2020 02:02 PM

The vaccine stored will be whichever is approved first, possibly the candidate from Pfizer, which is expected to ask the FDA for emergency approval on Friday,


November 19, 2020 01:06 PM

Drugmakers will walk away with with massive profits, but much of the pioneering work on mRNA vaccines was done with government money.


November 18, 2020 01:53 PM

Senate President Wilton Simpson and House Speaker Chris Sprowls indicated support for legislation that would protect businesses from lawsuits related to disease.


November 18, 2020 01:15 PM

Gov. Ron DeSantis has yet to announce any policy changes in response to the latest coronavirus spike in Florida.


November 17, 2020 01:38 PM

Catalyzed by the response to the pandemic and the inequities it is causing, people are flocking to graduate programs in public health to become the next front-line workers.


November 17, 2020 01:21 PM

The project begins by testing the use of blood thinners to reduce bad outcomes in COVID-19 patients, part of a study tied to Operation Warp Speed.