Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

water and wastewater

Rick Scott signs 20 bills into law

in Statewide/Top Headlines by

Florida consumers will now have another layer of protection when they get a hospital bill under legislation signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott. Scott signed 20 bills into law Thursday, including a bill (HB 221) meant to increase transparency at Florida hospitals. Among other things, the bill stops consumers from receiving bills from out-of-network providers for the cost of healthcare not covered by insurance, as long as it was an emergency situation. The bill also calls on hospitals to…

Keep Reading

Go to Top