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Report NumberRelease DateTitle
17-07 6/17 Approximately 42% of Nursing Programs Had Licensure Exam Passage Rates Below the Required Legislative Standard in 2016
17-03 1/17 Review of Florida’s Nursing Education Programs, 2016
16-05 7/16 Approximately 42% of Nursing Programs Had Licensure Exam Passage Rates Below the Required Legislative Standard in 2015
16-02 1/16 Florida’s Nursing Education Programs Continued to Expand in 2015
15-07 7/15 Over One-Third of Nursing Programs Had Licensure Exam Passage Rates Below the Required Legislative Standard in 2014
15-04 1/15 Florida’s Nursing Education Programs Continued to Expand in 2014 (Revised August 2015)
14-10 5/14 Supplemental Report: Florida Nursing Education Programs 2012-13
14-03 1/14 Florida’s Nursing Education Programs Continued to Expand in 2013, While Licensure Exams Passage Rates of New Programs Declined
13-09 6/13 Supplemental Report: Florida Nursing Education Programs 2011-12
13-07 3/13 Profile of Florida’s Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Waivers
13-03 1/13 Florida’s Nursing Education Programs Continued to Expand in 2012 with Increases in Program Capacity, Student Enrollment, and Graduates
12-07 5/12 Supplemental Report: Florida Nursing Education Programs 2010-2011
12-04 1/12 Florida’s Nursing Education Programs Continued to Expand in 2011 with Significant Increases in Student Enrollment and Graduates
12-03 1/12 Profile of Florida’s Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Waivers
12-02 1/12 Opinions Are Mixed About Sentencing Laws for Painkiller Trafficking
11-18 5/11 Supplemental Report: Florida Nursing Education Programs 2009-10
11-06 1/11 Board of Nursing Addressed Statutory Changes; Nursing Program Capacity Expanded in 2009-10
11-03 1/11 Profile of Florida’s Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Waivers
10-44 6/10 State’s Food Safety Programs Have Improved Performance and Financial Self-Sufficiency
10-14 1/10 Since Implementing Statutory Changes, the State Board of Nursing Has Approved More Nursing Programs; the Legislature Should Address Implementation Issues
10-12 1/10 911 Call Center Training in Florida Varies; Options Exist for Creating Minimum Standards
10-10 1/10 Profile of Florida's Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Waivers
09-42 12/09 State and Local Entities Use a Variety of Means to Inform Parents About KidCare
09-32 7/09 Florida's Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Waivers
09-26 4/09 Limited Evidence on Other States’ Experiences That Allowing Psychologists to Prescribe Psychotropic Drugs Improves Access to Mental Health Services
08-67 12/08 State Food Safety Programs Should Improve Performance and Financial Self-Sufficiency
08-44 7/08 Early Steps Has Revised Reimbursement Rates But Needs to Assess Impact of Expanded Outreach on Child Participation
07-33 7/07 Progress Report: Better Reporting Still Needed on Healthy Communities, Healthy People Initiative
07-30 5/07 Progress Report: The Legislature and the Department of Health Have Strengthened Public Health Preparedness
07-08 2/07 Legislature Could Consider Options to Address Pharmacy Benefit Manager Business Practices
07-04 Florida Nurse Practice Act and Board of Nursing Rules Create No Unreasonable Barriers to Producing New Nurses
06-76 12/06 Patient Safety Corporation Has Made Progress; Needs to Continue Developing Its Infrastructure
06-53 6/06 Progress Report: Steps Have Been Taken to Improve Community Public Health Infrastructure Throughout Florida
06-14 2/06 Early Steps Faces Service Challenges; Has Not Used All Available Federal Funds
06-11 2/06 Design of Florida’s Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program Should Be Reconsidered
06-02 1/06 Nurse Licensure Compact Would Produce Some Benefits But Not Resolve the Nurse Shortage
05-49 10/05 Progress Report: Legislature Strengthens Pedigree Paper, Wholesaler Permit Requirements to Better Ensure Safe Prescription Drugs
05-39 7/05 Disabilities Groups Should Improve Coordination, But Duplication of Activities Appears to Be Low
05-33 5/05 Progress Report: EMS Program Has Taken Little Action to Improve Provider Compliance with Safety Standards
05-10 3/05 Healthy Communities, Healthy People Activities Effectively Monitored, But Assessment Could Improve
05-09 2/05 Florida Can Use Several Strategies to Encourage Students to Enroll in Areas of Critical Need
04-84 12/04 Legislature Has Several Options for Florida’s KidCare Family Premium
04-79 12/04 Access to Mammography Services in Florida Is More Limited for Low-Income Women
04-75 11/04 Florida’s Public Health Preparedness Has Improved; Further Adjustments Needed
04-71 10/04 Progress Report: Medical Quality Assurance Improves Accountability System; Information Tracking Concerns Persist
04-66 9/04 Progress Report: Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program Improves Data Reliability, But Should Increase Medicaid Reimbursements
04-55 8/04 Progress Report: Children’s Advocacy Centers Authorized to Receive State Funds, But Need Additional Accountability
04-39 6/04 Many Children Receiving Intensive Exceptional Student Education Services Are Served by Multiple Programs; No Unnecessary Duplication of Services Found
04-35 5/04 Progress Report: Children’s Medical Services Working to Expand Privatization and Reduce Administrative Inefficiencies
04-16 2/04 Maximizing Federal Revenue Could Help Offset Costly Services for Children with Disabilities
03-71 12/03 State Faces Challenges to Improving Community Public Health in Florida
03-25 4/03 Emergency Medical Services Program Should Improve Provider Compliance With Safety Standards
03-18 2/03 Counterfeit and Diverted Drugs Threaten Public Health and Waste State Dollars
03-06 1/03 While Medical Quality Assurance Improving, Licensure Needs Increased Accountability
03-02 1/03 Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program Reports Meeting Goal, Could Recover Additional Revenues
02-44 8/02 Children's Advocacy Centers Appear Beneficial But Have Limited Accountability
02-04 1/02 Children's Medical Services Privatization Is Feasible; Could Save Over $18 Million, But Barriers Must Be Overcome
01-50 10/01 Consolidation of Medical Quality Assurance Governance Structure Only a Partial Solution
01-39 9/01 Medicaid Program Integrity Efforts Recover Minimal Dollars, Sanctions Rarely Imposed, Stronger Accountability Needed
00-24 12/00 Child Support Enforcement Program, Florida Department of Revenue
00-14 10/00 Progress Report: Agencies Are Following Through by Consolidating Administrative Services
00-12 9/00 Effectiveness and Monitoring of Martin Treatment Center for Sexually Violent Predators
99-58 6/00 Escape from Martin Treatment Center for Sexually Violent Predators
99-54 5/00 Special Review of Florida's Tobacco Pilot Program
99-35 2/00 Progress Report: Disability Determination Program Taking Actions to Improve Its Timeliness
99-30 1/00 WAGES Caseload Declines; the Program Faces Participant Employment Challenges
99-14 11/99 Progress Report: Transportation Disadvantaged Commission
98-50 2/99 Follow-Up Report on Florida's Indoor Air Quality Programs
98-20 11/98 Review of the Provision of Administrative Services in Florida's Health and Human Services Agencies
98-16 10/98 Inventory of Information and Referral Services Offered Through the: Agency for Health Care Administration, Department of Children and Families, Department of Elder Affairs, Department of Health, Department of Juvenile Justice, Department of Labor and Emp
98-11 8/98 Follow-Up Report on the Legal Issues Concerning Florida Board of Medicine Disciplinary Practices
97-72 4/98 Follow-Up Review of the Licensing and Disciplinary Practices of the Board of Medicine
97-53 2/98 Review of the Fiscal Year 1996-97 Performance of the Department of Labor and Employment Security's Rehabilitation Program Compared to General Appropriations Act Performance standards
97-52 2/98 Disability Determination Program Administered by the Department of Labor and Employment Security
97-32 1/98 Follow-Up Report on the Review of the Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program Administered by the Department of Labor and Employment Security
96-75 4/97 Follow-up Report on Client Outcome and Program Effectiveness Systems
96-68 3/97 Follow-up Report on the Children's Medical Services Program as Administered by the Department of Health
96-32 1/97 Review of Florida's Indoor Air Quality Programs
95-23 1/96 Review of the Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program Within the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation of the Department of Labor and Employment Security
95-02 7/95 Performance Review of Children's Medical Services as Administered by the Children's Medical Services Program Office Within the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services
94-24 12/94 Review of Client Outcome and Program Effectiveness Systems Administered by the Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services