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Sunshine State News: Small Pharmacies Seek Stake in Medicaid Changes

Owners fear being shut out of new networks lawmakers say bring cost savings By: Gray Rohrer | Posted: July 19, 2011 3:55 AM Small pharmacy owners are continuing to speak out against the state’s Medicaid reforms they say favor large chain stores and will push them out of business.Members of Pharmacy Choice and Access Now […]

WTSP: Managed care for Medicaid raises concerns in Florida

Tallahassee, Florida – Florida is moving ahead with plans to place the state’s 3 million Medicaid recipients into managed care programs and that’s raising concerns among pharmacies in Florida. A group called Pharmacy Choice and Access Now, or PCAN, is concerned the new managed-care system will prevent Medicaid patients from having their prescriptions filled at […]

WCTV: Mail-in Prescription Drugs

Tallahassee, FL – July 18, 2011 — Watch video here. The Economy Drug Store has been in Alexis McMillan’s family for decades. “My family has had this pharmacy since 1951,” said Alexis. But a plan to force Medicaid recipients to receive most of their prescriptions through the mail would make it hard for Alexis to […]

WFSU: Independent and community pharmacies fight for inclusion in medicaid managed care

TALLAHASSEE, FL (wfsu) – Independent and community pharmacists are fighting to be included in Florida’s new Medicaid managed care program. They want the Agency for Healthcare Administration to adopt a rule allowing Medicaid patients to get prescriptions filled at the drugstore of their choice. Lynn Hatter has more. Tracey Jackson and her husband opened Jackson’s […]

Tallahassee Democrat: For smart health care, protect our pharmacies

State laws are bringing sweeping changes to Florida’s health care system that will affect access to quality pharmacy and health care services for each and every person even sooner than the much debated federal laws. With the need to balance the state budget, Florida officials are calling for a shift of the state’s Medicaid program […]

Bradenton Herald: Governor makes the right decision on SunRail

BRADENTON HERALD EDITORIAL | Project holds economic benefits for Manatee County Good decision, governor. Rick Scott bucked his tea party base with his somewhat surprising decision Friday to approve the central Florida commuter rail project known as SunRail — a most welcome decision that also holds economic benefits for Manatee County. Over the next three […]

WTXL: NASA Spacecraft on display in Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — This weekend is your chance to get up close to a spacecraft not quite out of this world. NASA’s new Orion spacecraft arrived in Tallahassee Thursday night. In the years to come, the Multi Purpose Crew Vehicle (MPCV) will be used for manned deep space exploration missions. “This capsule is the future […]

Tallahassee Democrat: Orion spacecraft on display today, Saturday at Challenger Learning Center

Orion spacecraft on display  today, Saturday at Challenger Learning Center  By Elizabeth M. Mack • Democrat staff writer• Published: June 24. 2011 2:00AM  More than 500 people from all over the world have traveled into space. However, only 24 of those individuals have gone more than a few hundred miles from the earth’s surface.  That’s […]