Florida providers are working toward complying with the federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate — despite Gov. Ron DeSantis’ (R) pledge that the state won’t enforce the regulation.
Judge denies injunction against healthcare worker vaccine mandate
Nov 23, 2021
The federal government’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate for healthcare workers has survived its first legal challenge, with a federal judge rejecting Florida’s bid to put a temporary restraining order...
Florida squeezes LTC providers with anti-vaccine mandate law, joins challenge of healthcare rule
Nov 19, 2021
Stuck between a rock and a hard place. That’s where Florida long-term care providers are right now, as the state of Florida on Thursday passed a law aimed at stopping private employers from enacting...
CNAs reject Florida measure that would reduce nurse care requirement
Nov 18, 2021
A proposal that would decrease Florida’s nursing requirement for skilled nursing facilities by one hour is being rejected by certified nursing assistants across the state.
Providers face threats from states over federal vaccine compliance
Nov 16, 2021
Nursing homes across several states are being forced to choose between following federal law over state regulations in response to threats from governors and lawmakers over the vaccine mandate for healthcare...
Susan Anderson joins FHCA as government affairs director
Sep 22, 2021
The Florida Health Care Association announced that Susan E. Anderson has joined the team as Director of Government Affairs. Anderson will work with Senior Director of Government Affairs/Chief Lobbyist...