Florida Gov. Rick Scott's (R) emergency mandates for generators in nursing homes and assisted living facilities was shut down Friday by an administrative law judge, who slammed the rules as "invalid exercises" of the governor's authority.
LeadingAge Florida filed a legal challenge on Tuesday against Gov. Rick Scott's (R) recent emergency preparedness mandate. The provider organization is arguing the rule would "create an emergency rather than solve one."
Voicemails from the Hollywood, FL, skilled nursing facility where several residents died following Hurricane Irma were deleted by Gov. Rick Scott (R), potentially complicating the ongoing investigation into the incident.
The death toll from the Florida skilled nursing facility that lost its air conditioning following Hurricane Irma rose to nine residents on Tuesday, as the provider geared up for a legal battle with state officials over its loss of Medicaid funding.
The Florida nursing home where eight people died last week following Hurricane Irma called a private phone line for Gov. Rick Scott (R) three times requesting assistance, The Washington Post reported on Friday.
Florida nursing homes will be moving to a prospective payment system for reimbursement following Gov. Rick Scott's (R) signing of legislation Friday.
A piece of legislation that would prevent passive investors at a nursing home from being sued has passed the Florida House. It awaits approval from Florida Gov. Rick Scott.
The governors of 15 Republican-leaning states have signaled that they will not participate in the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion, a new analysis finds.
Spring training has professional baseball players throwing and hitting balls all around Florida. But another big-time "sport" has been taking place — and it's also involved some powerful whacking.