Legislative Updates

FSP Legislative Session Summary

Read the end of legislation session summary provided by Amy Young, FSP lobbyist.

FSP Attends Fundraiser in Support of James St. George, MD

FSP Attends FMA Fundraiser for James St. George, MD.

FSP Legislative Update - June 2022

A legislative update provided by Amy Young, FSP legislative consultant.

FSP Legislative Update - Welcome to 2022

Hear from FSP Legislative Consultant, Amy Young on what to expect from this year's legislative session.

Update on Cigna PC of CP Payment Policy- Feedback Requested

As you will recall, in June the FSP, along with the CAP, and many other state pathology societies, successfully halted Cigna from discontinuing the reimbursement to pathologists for the professional component of clinical pathology. However, as of late, Cigna has reintroduced the policy and intends to discontinue reimbursement of the professional component. The FSP would like to hear from you regarding this policy change. Communicating and supporting our members is important to us and we appreciate your time in completing a short survey.

Update on Cigna Policy on Professional Component for Clinical Pathology

Informal announcement has been made by Cigna that they intend to reverse the proposed policy update and will continue to make payments for the professional component of clinical pathology.

Important Advocacy Update: FSP's Response to Cigna Policy Update

FSP responds to Cigna's policy update to suspend payment of professional component for clinical pathology.

FSP Legislative Report

The Florida Legislature adjourned Sine Die last Friday April 30.

UHC Settlement Approved by Court on February 14: Pathologists to Receive Over $1MM in Payments

In October, the FSP shared news with members that the class action settlement between Palmetto Pathology Services P.A. and UHC was reached with favorable terms to Florida pathologists securing payment from UHC for all past and future PC-CP Medicaid claims. The Settlement was approved by the Court on February 14, 2021.

A Message from FSP President, Qihui “Jim” Zhai, MD on FSP Advocacy Impact

A message from Florida Society of Pathologists President Qihui "Jim" Zhai, MD, FCAP on the impact of FSP's advocacy efforts and why it is so vital to be a member of the FSP.