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Secretary Liz Dudek to retire from AHCA

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Liz Dudek, who moved up the ranks at Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration to become its leader, is retiring from the agency effective Oct. 3.   “Liz has been a part of my team since my first year in office and has spent over four decades serving Florida families,” Gov. Rick Scott said in a statement. “Under her leadership, we have worked to make hospitals more transparent and accomplished historic Medicaid reform,” he said. “She helped champion quality health…

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Greg Ungru joins LeadingAge Florida

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Greg Ungru, formerly with the Republican Party of Florida and the state’s Department of Economic Opportunity, now joins LeadingAge Florida as its director of communications. The nonprofit aging advocacy group announced the hire in a Thursday press release. Ungru also has worked for Enterprise Florida, the state’s public-private economic development organization, and was political director of Bill McCollum’s 2010 campaign for governor. He’s married to Jennifer Ungru, who recently got a new job herself, as a “corporate affairs adviser” for Jones Walker LLP’s Tallahassee office.…

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Top AHCA staffer headed to private sector

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The former top staffer to Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Secretary Liz Dudek has joined a law and lobbying firm as a “corporate affairs adviser.” Jennifer Ungru is now with Jones Walker LLP’s Tallahassee office, according to an announcement on the firm’s website. Before her stint as AHCA chief of staff, Ungru was deputy chief of staff to Gov. Rick Scott, overseeing nine agencies, including the departments of Management Services and State. “We are pleased to have Jennifer join our Florida team,” said attorney-lobbyist…

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