Legislative Updates

Update on UHC Medicaid PC-CP Class Action – Time Sensitive Action Required!

In October, the FSP shared the 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. All past PC-CP Medicaid claims must be made before December 21, 2020 or they will be forever waived.

2020 Florida General Election Results

2020 Florida General Election Results

Breaking News: Class Action Settlement Securing Past and Future PC-CP Payments from United Healthcare on Medicaid Line of Business

On October 23, 2020, a class action settlement securing past and future PC-CP payments from United Healthcare on Medicaid line of business was reached on favorable terms to the pathologists. 

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.