Legislative Advocacy


The Capitol building in downtown Tallahassee Florida.


2018 Advocacy Accomplishments 

  • Successfully Advocated for & Defended Hospice CON
  • Derailed the Constitutional Revision Commission ‘Proposal 54’ which would have Eliminated Hospice CON via Constitutional Amendment
  • Worked With Our Partners Toward Medicaid Managed Care Resolutions


2019 Legislative Priorities 

  • Preserve Hospice CON
  • Pass a Controlled Substances Glitch Bill to Exempt Physicians Serving Hospice & Palliative Care Patients from the Burdens of the PDMP    (Learn more about the Bill HERE)
  • Educate Legislators on, What Is Hospice?
  • Resolve Lingering Payer Dysfunctions by Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Plans and the Resulting Hospice Aging Accounts




Learn More About Hospice

Hospice FAQ



Learn More About Palliative Care

About Palliative Care


FHPCA Members Meeting With AHCA & Legislative Staff

FHPCA and our members are a unified voice for hospice care in Florida. Above, representatives from 5 hospice programs came to Tallahassee to speak with AHCA & Legislative Staff about Medicaid Managed Care.