The Florida Health Care Association on Monday, January 8th, discussed the nursing-home group's priorities for the 2018 legislative session, covering issues such as generator requirements and increased Medicaid funding.
According to WXTL, an ABC affiliate, the state and industry groups have been going back and forth in court over proposed state rules that would require nursing homes and assisted-living facilities to have generators and fuel supplies to keep buildings cool during power outages.
“Our hope is that we can work, the governor and us together, and get to a place on the rule and resolve this through the rulemaking process," says Bob Asztalos, Florida Health Care Association chief lobbyist. "If not, we will work with Democrats, Republicans, the House and Senate to try to get legislation.”
Read the full story at WXTL's website.