Tag Archives: health care

Marion County’s health department tackles low ranking

By on January 16th, 2013 | Last updated: February 6, 2013 at 2:20 pm

The health department created a new awareness plan, the Community Health Improvement Plan, to combat the low-ranking health statistics in Marion County.

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Shands reveals plans for new Gainesville emergency room

By on December 6th, 2012 | Last updated: October 26, 2013 at 9:24 pm

The University of Florida and Shands plan on opening a 24-hour emergency facility in northwest Gainesville next year. This $10 million facility will allow locals to have access to quicker care in their area.

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In the News: prison health care, Walgreens investigation, Lipitor production halted, fiscal cliff, Powerball winners

By on November 29th, 2012 | Last updated: November 29, 2012 at 1:42 pm

Judge hears Fla. prison privatization challenge – Circuit Jude John Cooper heard a case Thursday in Tallahassee in regards to plans to privatize health care services in Florida prisons. The Gainesville Sun DEA probes Walgreens pharmacies over drug diversion in […]

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Supreme Court upholds health care law

By Scott Hensley, NPR News on June 28th, 2012 | Last updated: September 7, 2012 at 2:51 pm

Chief Justice John Roberts said the requirement that individuals have health coverage or pay a penalty falls within Congress’ power to impose taxes. On the issue of Medicaid expansion, a majority of the court said Congress can expand Medicaid, but can’t strip states of all their Medicaid funds if they fail to participate in that expansion.

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