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Secretary Dudek Highlights Impact of Florida’s New Statewide Residency Program

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 8, 2013
Contact: AHCA Communication
AHCAcommunications@ahca.myflorida.com
(850) 412-3623

Secretary Dudek Highlights Impact of Florida’s New Statewide Residency Program
-Program provides more than $80M for graduate medical education statewide-

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Agency for Health Care Administration Secretary Liz Dudek was joined by education, health care and business stakeholders to highlight Florida’s new Statewide Residency Program. For the first time, hospitals are receiving a supplemental payment specifically for graduate medical education, which was made possible by the $80 million appropriation recommended by Governor Scott in the Florida Families First Budget.
The Agency for Health Care Administration is committed to better health care for all Floridians. The Agency administers Florida’s Medicaid program, licenses and regulates more than 45,000 health care facilities and 37 health maintenance organizations, and publishes health care data and statistics at www.FloridaHealthFinder.gov. Additional information about Agency initiatives is available via Facebook (AHCAFlorida), Twitter (@AHCA_FL) and YouTube (/AHCAFlorida).

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