Important Administrative Rule Update

Effective January 12, 2017 Florida Administrative Code, 64K-1.004 Management and Operation of Database has been amended requiring all pharmacies that DO NOT dispense controlled substances in or into this state submit a Notification of Exemption from Reporting (Form DH8016-PDMP). Exemptions … Continue reading

Bills That Go Into Effect January 1, 2017

SB 0422 Relating to Health Insurance Coverage For Opioids Health Insurance Coverage For Opioids; Providing that a health insurance policy that covers abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drug products may impose a prior authorization requirement for an abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drug product … Continue reading

DEA’s suspension of McKesson Corporation Retraction

Please see updated information about the DEA’s suspension of McKesson Corporation and controlled substances 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