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Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Press Releases

June


Governor DeSantis’ Freedom First Budget Makes Investments in Florida’s Health Care System (189KB PDF)


Agency for Health Care Administration Releases Generally Accepted Professional Medical Standards Determination on the Treatment of Gender Dysphoria (128KB PDF)

April


DeSantis Administration Announces $502.7 Million Dollars in HCBS Enhanced Funding for Approved Applicants (122KB PDF)


Agency for Health Care Administration Furthers Governor DeSantis’ Goal of Prioritizing Seniors First in Nursing Homes (194KB PDF)

February


Governor Ron DeSantis and Surgeon General Dr. Joe Ladapo Buck CDC with New Official State Guidance (253KB PDF)

January


First Lady Casey DeSantis Visits Nemours Children’s Health, Recognizes Incredible Cancer Patient Specialist, and Highlights Proposal for Record Investment in Cancer Research (217KB PDF)


Governor DeSantis Condemns Biden Administration’s Haphazard Decision to Revoke Emergency Use Authorization for Lifesaving Monoclonal Antibody Treatments (144KB PDF)


Governor Ron DeSantis Puts Seniors First for COVID Tests (156KB PDF)


Governor Ron DeSantis to Biden Administration: Release Stranglehold on Life-saving Monoclonal Antibodies (193KB PDF)

December


AHCA Promotes a Cost-Effective, Transparent, and High-Quality Health Care System in 2021 (190KB PDF)


What They’re Saying: Florida’s Health Care Industry Leaders Share Their Appreciation for Governor DeSantis’ Freedom First Budget (221KB PDF)


Emphasis on High Quality, Transparent, and Cost-Effective Health Care Clearly Prioritized in Governor DeSantis’ Freedom First Budget (198KB PDF)


Governor Ron DeSantis Announces The Freedom First Budget (flgov.com)


First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces $100 Million Proposal for Cancer Research and Care in Florida (flgov.com)

November


Provider Alert: United States District Court of the Western District of Louisiana Issues Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Against Biden CMS Vaccine Mandate (256KB PDF)


Florida Agency for Health Care Administration Awarded National Association of Medicaid Directors Spotlight Award for Vaccination Efforts (161KB PDF)


Secretary Marstiller Statement on Florida’s Challenge Against the Biden Administration’s Vaccine Mandate (175KB PDF)


Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation to Protect Florida Jobs (flgov.com)


DeSantis Administration Investing $1.1 Billion to Support Home and Community-Based Services for Floridians[225KB PDF]

October


Florida Reaches Lowest Case Rate in the Nation (flgov.com)


The Agency for Health Care Administration Announces Superior Performance Results Awarded from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services [214KB PDF]


Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Success in Florida (flgov.com)


Florida Was Right: The Federal Government Admits Governor DeSantis’ Decision to Put Seniors First Was the Correct Approach to Vaccine Distribution (flgov.com)

September


Governor and First Lady DeSantis Highlight Mental Wellbeing Efforts in Recognition of Suicide Prevention Month (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Dr. Joseph A. Ladapo as Florida Surgeon General (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Monoclonal Antibody Success in Pasco County (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Opening of New Monoclonal Antibody Sites in Flagler and Highlands Counties (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Announces New Monoclonal Antibody Site in Osceola County (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Announces A New Monoclonal Antibody Site and Highlights Patient Recoveries in Pensacola (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Features Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Successes in West Palm Beach (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Successes in Lee and Brevard Counties (flgov.com)

August


Patients and Medical Professionals in Florida Commend Governor DeSantis’ Efforts to Increase Access to Monoclonal Antibody Treatments (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Success in Jacksonville, Tampa, and Panama City (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Announces New State Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Sites Will Open Tomorrow in Collier County & Leon County (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Opening of New Monoclonal Antibody Treatment State Site at The Villages (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Opening of New Monoclonal Antibody Treatment State Site in Pinellas County (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Opens New Monoclonal Antibody Treatment State Site in Charlotte County (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Opens New Monoclonal Antibody Treatment State Sites in Alachua and St. Lucie Counties (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Opens New Monoclonal Antibody Treatment State Sites in Polk and Manatee Counties (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Opens Two New Monoclonal Antibody Treatment State Sites in Northwest Florida (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Opening of New Monoclonal Antibody Treatment State Sites in Lee and Miami-Dade Counties (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Announces New Monoclonal Antibody Site in Pasco County (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Announces New Monoclonal Antibody Sites in Volusia and Hillsborough Counties (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Announces New Monoclonal Antibody Site in West Palm Beach (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Expands Access to COVID Treatment by Opening New Monoclonal Antibody Site in Broward County (flgov.com)


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Governor Ron DeSantis Announces New Monoclonal Antibody Site in Brevard County (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Announces New Monoclonal Antibody Site in Orlando (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Expanded Monoclonal Antibody Access in Florida with New Monoclonal Antibody Centers (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Success of Monoclonal Antibody Treatments for COVID-19 at Tampa General Hospital (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Hosts Roundtable with AHCA Secretary Simone Marstiller, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and Florida Hospital CEOs (flgov.com)

July


First Lady Casey DeSantis Chairs Children and Youth Cabinet Meeting (flgov.com)


Governor Ron DeSantis Urges Swift Approval of Florida’s Canadian Prescription Drug Importation Program (flgov.com)