Florida lawmakers are touting the success of the recently completed legislative session. House Speaker Jose Oliva says one thing that made a difference this year is that lawmakers were able to work closely with Governor Ron DeSantis.
The Senate is moving forward with certificate of need repeal. But some call the move a dramatic shift that reneges on weeks of work. The plan to scrap hospital regulations points to a bigger picture about the legislative process.
The Florida House is moving forward with a big healthcare agenda at the direction of Speaker Jose Oliva. But that agenda clashes with healthcare providers who say it could lead to worse, not better care.