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Alerts
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Compliance Alert: Printed Copies of Non-Opioid Alternatives Now Required »
While Florida Law previously required physicians to discuss non-opioid alternatives with patients prior to administering o...
Thursday, June 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pelvic Exam Consent Law Takes Effect July 1st »
Legislation that passed during the 2020 Florida Legislative Session takes effect on July 1 st which requires patient cons...
Thursday, March 12, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers Pass Major Bills On Nurses, Pharmacists »
March 11, 2020 Christine Sexton TALLAHASSEE --- In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, the Florida Legi...
Thursday, December 19, 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Urgent: Office surgery center registration deadline is Jan. 1 »
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed Senate Bill 732 (2019) into law in an effort to combat disreputable office surgery center...
Wednesday, October 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HB 831 Electronic Prescribing (2019 Session) »
At the behest of the Florida Retail Federation and the big chain pharmacies, Rep. Amber Mariano introduced HB 831, a bill...

Latest News
Thursday, September 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CLOCK TICKING ON NEW PHARMACIST RULES »
A 21-day public comment period on proposed rules to expand the role of Florida pharmacists in treating patients started Th...
Thursday, September 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
BOARD TO CARRY OUT EXPANDED ROLE FOR NURSES »
With proposed rules to expand the scope of practice for Florida pharmacists now published, attention has turned to carryin...
Monday, August 31, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Chains Face Lawsuits For Refusing To Fill Opioid Prescriptions »
Providence, RI (WorkersCompensation.com) – The opioid epidemic has long been center stage of the focus in healthcare, resu...
Thursday, August 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Board Moves Forward On Expanded Practice »
TALLAHASSEE --- Members of the state pharmacy board agreed Wednesday to remove heart failure from a list of chronic condit...
Tuesday, August 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Debate Continues Over Expanded Role For Pharmacists »
TALLAHASSEE --- Florida pharmacists and physicians continue to wrangle about medical treatment patients will be able to re...

Society News
Thursday, July 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Greater Orlando Healthcare Guide »
The Physicians Society of Central Florida has partnered with the Greater Orlando Healthcare Guide to provide special...
Monday, December 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PSCF Seminole County High School Scholarship Program Committee »
PSCF Members: We need your help! Please consider volunteering for the PSCF Seminole County High School Scholarship...
Monday, November 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Leadership Opportunities »
The PSCF is seeking physicians interested in serving in the leadership of the organization. We have a number of opportunit...

COVID-19
Wednesday, September 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
US outlines sweeping plan to provide free COVID-19 vaccines »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government outlined a sweeping plan Wednesday to make vaccines for COVID-19 available for fr...
Monday, August 31, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Many COVID-19 Workers’ Comp Claims Rejected »
TALLAHASSEE — Thousands of Florida workers, including people on the front lines battling the coronavirus pandemic, say the...
Thursday, August 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
AMA Urges FDA to Work More Closely With the Physician Community on Vaccine Transparency »
Today, the American Medical Association wrote to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urging them to work more clos...
Thursday, August 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC Changes Coronavirus Testing Guidelines to Exclude Asymptomatic People »
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention quietly modified its coronavirus testing guidelines this week to exclude...
Wednesday, August 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
DaVita begins clinical trials to better understand COVID-19 in patients with ESKD »
Through its clinical research subsidiary, DaVita Inc. has begun enrolling participants for two trials designed to investig...

Press Release
Monday, May 18, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Support for Needle and Syringe Exchange Program in Orange County »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2020 Contact: Fraser Cobbe 844-234-7800   Support for Needle and Syring...

Medicare Medicaid Services
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AMA supports Senate bill to permanently lift Medicare’s geographic, site restrictions on telehealth »
Becker’s Hospital Review (9/18, Drees) reports that the American Medical Association “highlighted its support on Sept. 1...
Wednesday, August 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Processing time frames for enrollment applications »
Modified:  8/18/2020 View the current processing times for Medicare enrollment applications and learn about the key...
Monday, July 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Just Released the New Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) »
CMS just released the updated ABN CMS-R-131. The ABN should only be used for Medicare beneficiaries when a procedure...