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Gov. Deal Proposes Autism Coverage In State Health Plan

Posted: 01/16/2014 - Gov. Nathan Deal is proposing the state employee health plan cover treatment of autism, a move applauded by advocates who say early intervention can improve behavior and quality of life.

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Study Dispels "Obesity Paradox" Idea For Diabetics

Posted: 01/15/2014 - The "obesity paradox" -- the controversial notion that being overweight might actually be healthier for some people with diabetes -- seems to be a myth, researchers report.

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Controversy Plagues School Mental Health Screening

Posted: 01/13/2014 - Nearly a decade after federal health officials recommended universal mental health screenings for students, an Associated Press review of policies around the nation shows a fractured and underfunded approach with no requirements to provide services.

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Florida ACA Enrollment Surges

Posted: 01/13/2014 - Federal health officials say about 140,000 Floridians signed up for the new federal health insurance program last month.

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Protect Babies From Whooping Cough

Posted: 12/23/2013 - There have been six confirmed cases of whooping cough linked to a single daycare center in Leon County since September.

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Agency Approaches Second Planned Pause

Posted: 12/23/2013 - The Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) is nearing a second and final planned pause for the roll-out of the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care (SMMC) Long-term Care program.

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Injunction Granted In US Birth Control Lawsuit

Posted: 12/20/2013 - A U.S. judge granted an injunction Friday that prohibits the government from enforcing the federal health care law's requirement that insurance coverage include access to the morning-after pill and similar contraceptives on almost 200 religious organizations that have filed a class-action lawsuit to block the mandate.

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Floridians Lead Enrollment In Affordable Care Act

Posted: 12/11/2013 - More Floridians are signing up for the new federal health insurance program than residents in any other state, with nearly 18,000 registering over the last two months.

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A Virtual Doctor's Visit?

Updated: 11/14/2013 - As of now, TMH has an active 'teleheath' network that connects to Madison, Taylor Franklin and Leon counties.

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New CEO At Bond CHC [GALLERY]

Updated: 11/14/2013 - Bond Community Health Center's Board of Directors introduced Bernard Goodman, MHA as its new Chief Executive Officer this morning.

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Florida Shows Highest Enrollment In Health Exchanges

Updated: 11/13/2013 - Although the figures released by U.S. Health and Human Services officials for the first month's enrollment were predictably dismal, Florida had the highest enrollment figures among the three dozen states where the federal government is running the state exchanges.

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