Tag Archives: Medical

Mental health patients insured by marketplace health plan less likely to receive a medical appointment

Among adults with mental health needs, those covered by Medicare or employer-sponsored health insurance have greater access to medical treatment, less out-of-pocket cost and are more likely to receive care than those seeking an appointment through an Affordable Care Act marketplace-sponsored plan, according to findings from researchers at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health.… Read More »

Florida rolls with smokable medical marijuana, ending yearslong debate

Smoking medical marijuana is now legal in Florida, ending a yearslong showdown between Florida lawmakers and public advocacy groups. Gov. Ron DeSantis. R-Fla., signed SB-182 into law on Monday, a state Senate proposal put forward by Republican state Sen. Jeff Brandes and Democratic state Sen. Linda Stewart, repealing the state’s ban on smokable medical marijuana… Read More »