Category: Legislative Updates

Legislative Update: SB 1710 and HB 1349

    The Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys issued this statement about SB 1710 and HB 1349: “While we recognize the importance of collecting aggregate guardianship data, these bills provide too much personal information, which could be exploited. Only information that has a public purpose should be collected, and private information must be protected… Read more »

New Florida Medicaid Policy effective in April


Authored by Linda Chamberlain A big Thank You to four Florida plaintiffs and their legal team (Attorney Nancy Wright, Disability Rights Florida, and Southern Legal Counsel) for negotiating a Settlement Agreement benefiting enrollees in the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) of Florida’s Long Term Care (LTC) Managed Care Program. The plaintiff’s primary complaint was… Read more »