Pedestrian Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2023 Florida Chapter of AAP Calls for Stronger Protections for Children on Heels of New National Policy According to the CDC’s Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System, among reporting states, Florida saw one of the highest...

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Florida Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics, Inc. Celebrates Approval of Amended Settlement Agreement in its Medicaid Access Lawsuit Against the State of Florida

TALLAHASSEE — In 2002, under the leadership of then President Dr. Rick Bucciarelli, the Florida Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics, Inc. (FCAAP), decided to sue the State of Florida for failure to assure that children on Florida Medicaid have appropriate access to Early Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment services.

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Florida Pediatricians Urge State Officials to Order COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Under 5

Following the failure of Florida leaders to pre-order COVID-19 vaccines for children younger than 5 years, the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FCAAP) is working to find options for Florida families who want to protect their youngest children, while urging Gov. DeSantis to reconsider a decision that puts thousands of infants, toddlers, and young children in Florida at risk.

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