"direct primary care" agreements

House Ready For Another Run At ‘Direct Primary Care’

Aug 28, 2017

After approving similar proposals in each of the past three years, the House is poised to again take up a “direct primary care” bill during the 2018 legislative session.

Senate Moves Forward With Direct Primary Care Bill

Apr 26, 2017

With supporters saying the proposal would provide more flexibility in health care, a key Senate committee Tuesday approved moving forward in Florida with what are known as "direct primary care" agreements.

House Ready To Move On Health Care Regulations

Feb 10, 2017

The House will begin moving forward next week with proposals to chip away at health-care regulations, including a plan to eliminate the controversial "certificate of need" process.

The Health Innovation Subcommittee on Wednesday is scheduled to take up a series of bills, including a measure (HB 7), filed by Rep. Alex Miller, R-Sarasota, that would eliminate certificates of need for hospitals, nursing homes and hospice facilities.

Series Of Health Care Bills Poised To Pass House

Mar 2, 2016

After the issues sailed through committees, the House is poised to pass a series of bills dealing with health-care regulations.

'Direct Primary Care' Draws Senate Questions

Feb 10, 2016
healthcare.gov

Senators raised questions Tuesday about a bill that could help doctors and patients enter into what are known as "direct primary care" agreements.

The proposal, which has been moving through the House and Senate, would make clear that direct-primary care agreements are not covered by state insurance laws. Under the agreements, patients or their employers would make monthly payments to doctors for primary-care services, cutting out the role of insurers.