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2019 Telehealth Bill

In 2019, Florida passed the Telehealth Bill which establishes standards of practice for telehealth services, including patient evaluations, record-keeping, and controlled substances prescribing. The bill also authorizes out-of-state health care practitioners to perform telehealth services for patients in Florida upon meeting certain eligibility requirements and registering with the department. The Florida Department of Health has…

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2019 Legislative Update: Committee Meetings – Week 3

???????? 2019 Legislative Season Heats Up ???????? With the third of six legislative committee weeks in the books, battle lines have already formed for the 2019 Legislative Session. It has become painfully obvious that the House of Representatives will propose several Scope of Practice Expansion bills, such as Independent Practice for APRNs and PAs, Pharmacist Diagnosis…