Shortage in prescription drug supply possible

McKesson Corporation will suspend sales of controlled substances from distribution centers in Florida for multiple years. Continue reading

Medical Marijuana Update

For information please contact the office of compassionate use. Office of Compassionate Use Website: http://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/office-of-compassionate-use/ Main line: 850-245-4657

FDA meeting on September 20-21, 2016

On September 20-21, 2016 Allison Dudley, Executive Director and David Flynn, Counsel to the Board attended an inter-governmental working meeting at the Food and Drug Administration to discuss the oversight of drug compounding and the relationship between the activities of … Continue reading

Board Chairs, Vice Chairs & Associations’ Meeting Announcement

The Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) announces the following meetings: Continue reading

Letter from the United States Surgeon General

On August 25, 2016, the United States Surgeon General sent a letter to health care practitioners and public health leaders requesting assistance to address the prescription opioid crisis. The letter and additional information can be found at this link: http://turnthetiderx.org/

Telehealth Survey

Let your voice be heard about telehealth practices in Florida. The Telehealth Survey lets health care practitioners provide valuable information to Florida lawmakers. Continue reading

New Tool to Report Health Care Provider Complaints

The Complaint Portal is a way for consumers to find the correct agency to submit health care complaints in an electronic and secure format. Continue reading

FREE Webinars Now Available

Learn how to add your license to your Online Services Portal account or report your continuing education/continuing medical education (CE/CME) requirements. Continue reading

New Legislation Impacting Your Profession

During the 2016 Legislative Session, HB 221 passed and was signed into law on April 14, 2016, as Chapter 2016-222, Laws of Florida. The bill prohibits an out-of-network provider from balance billing members of a preferred provider organization (PPO) or … Continue reading

Update Regarding Changes to Law Pursuant to HB 941

During the 2016 Legislative Session, House Bill 941 was passed and became law on April 14, 2016, as Chapter 2016-230, Laws of Florida. The bill amends a wide variety of programs and licensing services offered by the Florida Department of Health. … Continue reading