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.