Legislative Updates

Florida Medicaid 2020 Practitioner Laboratory Fee Schedule Update

An update as of June 30 on the 2020 Laboratory Practitioner Fee Schedule for the Professional Component in Clinical Pathology.

Medicaid Alert for Florida Pathologists

The FSP has recently become aware of a significant change to the Practitioner Laboratory Outpatient Laboratory Fee Schedule, as promulgated by Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA).

Successful CAP Advocacy Efforts Leads to Remote Work Capability for Pathologists

An organized advocacy campaign led by the CAP persuaded the federal government to allow pathologists to work remotely.

End of Legislative Session Update

FSP Legislative Consultant, Amy Young provides an update on the end of the Legislative Session.

Legislative Update: March 13, 2020

HB 389 and HB 607 allowing independent practice by nurse practitioners and pharmacists to treat certain medical conditions signed by Governor Ron DeSantis.

Action Alert: Contact your Legislators about HB 607, HB 7053 and SB 1676

Help your physician colleagues and contact your legislators to oppose scope expansion for nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Legislative Update, February 24, 2020

This Session has been challenging for organized medicine with House Speaker Jose Oliva's primary focus on expanding scope of practice for advanced practice registered nurses.

FSP Joins Florida Patient Protection Coalition

FSP joined more than 50 county medical and specialty societies across the state in the formation of the Florida Patient Protection Coalition

FSP attends FMA Annual Meeting and House of Delegates Meeting in Orlando, Florida

FSP's delegates to the FMA, Dr. Harvey Feld, Dr. Antonio Martinez, and Dr. Patricia Moody McNab attended the Florida Medical Association 2019 Annual Meeting and House of Delegates on August 9-11 in Orlando, Florida to represent our membership and pathologists from the state of Florida.

Legislative Update: 2019 Florida Legislative Session Has Ended

The 2019 Florida legislative session has officially ended on Saturday, May 5th, a day later than originally scheduled due to delayed budget negotiations. The FSP had a great deal of issues we were working on, but altogether we came out unscathed this Session.

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