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FLH0851IntroRequires Department of Legal Affairs to establish certain direct-support organization; provides for future review & repeal; provides for instruction on human trafficking; requires specified licensees or certificate holders to post human trafficking p...
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2019-04-24
Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/26/19
FLS0732IntroRequiring the Department of Health to deny or revoke the registration of or impose certain penalties against a facility where certain office surgeries are performed under certain circumstances; authorizing the department to issue an emergency order s...
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2019-04-23
Retained on Special Order Calendar
FLS7048EngrossRequiring service providers to disclose information from a clinical record under certain circumstances relating to threats to cause seriously bodily injury or death; requiring, rather than authorizing, psychiatrists to disclose certain patient commun...
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2019-04-23
In Messages
FLH7067EngrossRequires an out-of-state health care provider to pay an application fee and biennial renewal fee to be registered to provide telehealth services in this state.
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2019-04-23
Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 1
FLS7078IntroCiting this act as the "Donated Dental Services Act"; establishing the Dental Student Loan Repayment Program to support dentists who practice in public health programs located in certain underserved areas; requiring a licensed hospital to provide spe...
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2019-04-23
Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
FLH0651EngrossSpecifies that certain utilities are not exempt from providing medically essential electric service; provides notification requirements for electric utilities relating to certification process for obtaining medically essential electric service & serv...
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2019-04-22
Received
FLH0831EngrossRequires all prescriptions to be electronically generated & transmitted; prohibits electronic prescribing from interfering with patient's freedom to choose pharmacy; provides restrictions for electronic prescribing software; authorizes electronic...
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2019-04-22
Received
FLH0885EngrossExempts certain health care practitioners from specified licensing requirements when providing certain services to veterans in this state.
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2019-04-22
Received
FLS1192IntroRequiring certain health care practitioners to electronically generate and transmit prescriptions for medicinal drugs upon license renewal or by a specified date; revising the definitions of the terms "prescribing decision" and "point of care"; revis...
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2019-04-22
Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
FLH0023EngrossEstablishes standard of care for telehealth providers; authorizes telehealth providers to use telehealth to perform patient evaluations; authorizes certain telehealth providers to use telehealth to prescribe specified controlled substances; provides ...
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2019-04-22
Received
FLS1418IntroRequiring service providers to disclose information from a clinical record under certain circumstances relating to threats to cause serious bodily injury or death; requiring psychiatrists to disclose certain patient communications for purposes of not...
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2019-04-22
Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
FLS1526IntroEstablishing standards of practice for telehealth providers; providing that a nonphysician telehealth provider using telehealth and acting within his or her relevant scope of practice is not deemed to be practicing medicine without a license; prohibi...
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2019-04-22
Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
FLS0630IntroRequiring the Department of Health to develop and publish on its website an educational pamphlet regarding the use of nonopioid alternatives for the treatment of pain; requiring that the pamphlet include specified information, including the advantage...
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2019-04-18
Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
FLH0933IntroRevises provisions relating to duties of DOH, registration, office surgery requirements, prohibited physician activities, & fines & penalties; requires & authorizes Board of Medicine & Board of Osteopathic Medicine to adopt rules.
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2019-04-18
Placed on Calendar
FLH1171IntroProvides parental rights relating to a minor child's education, upbringing, & health care; provides school district, health care practitioner, hospital requirements & specified penalties.
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2019-04-18
To House Judiciary Committee
FLS1620IntroExempting certain physicians from specified licensing requirements when providing certain services to veterans in this state; requiring such physicians to submit specified documentation to the Department of Health; requiring an exempted physician to ...
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2019-04-18
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLS7080IntroProviding an exemption from public records requirements for certain information held by the Department of Health, the Board of Medicine, or the Board of Osteopathic Medicine pursuant to the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; providing an exemption...
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2019-04-18
On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/18/19, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
FLH0451IntroRequires DOH to develop & publish on its website educational pamphlet regarding use of nonopioid alternatives for treatment of pain; provides requirements for health care practitioners.
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2019-04-17
CS passed as amended; YEAS 113 NAYS 1
FLH0821IntroAuthorizes autonomous practice for specified health care practitioners; requires Board of Health or DOH to register physician assistant or advanced practice registered nurse if applicant meets criteria; authorizes such autonomous health care practiti...
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2019-04-17
CS passed; YEAS 75 NAYS 37
FLH0863IntroAuthorizes health care provider to refer patient to licensed hospital owned or leased & operated by entity in which provider has investment interest; requires health care practitioner to provide notice to patients upon referring patient to certain pr...
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2019-04-17
CS passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 0
FLH1035IntroRequiring a service provider to furnish and provide access to records within a specified timeframe after receiving a request for such records; requiring that certain service providers furnish such records in the manner chosen by the requester; revisi...
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2019-04-17
CS passed as amended; YEAS 108 NAYS 5
FLH1157IntroExempts physicians & osteopathic physicians who provide certain number of hours of pro bono services from continuing education requirements; revises eligibility criteria for restricted license; establishes registration program for volunteer retired p...
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2019-04-16
Placed on Calendar
FLH0361IntroRequires service providers to disclose information from clinical record relating to threats; revises deadlines for submission of documentation regarding involuntary examinations; revises purpose of civil commitment of sexually violent predators; revi...
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2019-04-12
Placed on Calendar
FLH1317IntroRequires DOH to adopt statewide fee schedules for services, supplies, & care provided in hospitals & ambulatory surgical centers; provides requirements for diagnostic testing & treatment plans; provides requirements for specified licensed medical pro...
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2019-04-12
To House Health And Human Services Committee
FLS0188EngrossRevising health care practitioner licensure application requirements; revising licensure requirements for a person seeking licensure or certification as an osteopathic physician; revising requirements for examinations of dental hygienists; revising a...
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2019-04-10
Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading
FLH7031IntroRequires DOH to adopt rules implementing specified federal program; revises licensure requirements for certain professions under authority of DOH; provides adverse incident reporting requirements for certain dental professionals.
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2019-04-10
Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading
FLS1280IntroRevising the definition of the term "acute pain" to exclude pain related to sickle-cell anemia; excluding the treatment of such pain from limitations on the prescription of an opioid drug, etc.
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2019-04-08
To Senate Rules Committee
FLS1052IntroRepealing provisions which comprise the Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law; revising the motor vehicle insurance coverages that an applicant must show to register certain vehicles with the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles; revising min...
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2019-04-01
To Senate Appropriations Committee
FLH0991IntroProhibits state authority from suspending or revoking person's professional license, certificate, registration, or permit solely on basis of delinquency or default in payment of his or her student loan; prohibits state authority from suspending o...
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2019-03-26
To House Appropriations Committee
FLH7077IntroCreates an optional communication & resolution program; establishes criteria; provides that certain documents & communications are confidential; specifies that patient waives right to bring medical malpractice action under limited circumstances; prov...
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2019-03-18
To House Health And Human Services Committee
FLS1498IntroExempting physicians who provide a certain number of hours of pro bono services from continuing education requirements; establishing a registration program for volunteer retired physicians; revising the physician licensure criteria applicable to Cana...
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2019-03-13
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS1790IntroRequiring the Department of Health to adopt statewide fee schedules for services, supplies, and care provided in hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers; providing requirements for specified licensed medical professionals for diagnostic testing and...
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2019-03-13
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS0084IntroProhibiting a person who is licensed to provide professional counseling or a practitioner who is licensed under provisions regulating the practice of medicine, osteopathic medicine, psychology, clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, or me...
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2019-03-05
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLH0109IntroProhibits person who is licensed to provide professional counseling or practitioner who is licensed under provisions regulating practice of medicine, osteopathic medicine, psychology, clinical social work, marriage & family therapy, or mental health ...
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2019-03-05
To House Health Quality Subcommittee
FLS0206IntroEstablishing the Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) Program within the Department of Health for specified purposes; specifying which document takes precedence when directives in POLST forms conflict with other advance directives; ...
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2019-03-05
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLH0491IntroExcludes pain related to sickle-cell anemia from definition of acute pain for purposes of limitations on prescriptions of opioids for acute pain.
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2019-03-05
To House Health Quality Subcommittee
FLH0503IntroEstablishes Physician Fee Sharing Task Force within DOH; provides for duties, membership, & meetings of task force; requires report to Governor & Legislature by specified date; provides for expiration of task force.
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2019-03-05
To House Health Quality Subcommittee
FLS0896IntroCiting this act as the "Responsible Roadways Act"; providing that motor vehicle liability policies issued or renewed after a specified date may not include personal injury protection; increasing the minimum required limits of bodily injury and proper...
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2019-03-05
To Senate Infrastructure and Security Committee
FLH0733IntroCreates Responsible Roadways Act; revises security requirements & proof of such security for owners & operators of motor vehicles; repeals Florida Motor Vehicle No-Fault Law.
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2019-03-05
To House Insurance And Banking Subcommittee
FLS0924IntroRequiring the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and the Department of Health, respectively, to grant an application for licensure if the applicant has completed an apprenticeship and met other specified requirements; requiring the de...
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2019-03-05
To Senate Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee
FLS0948IntroEstablishing that a health care practitioner's failure to repay a student loan or to comply with service scholarship obligations does not constitute grounds for disciplinary action; removing a civil fine; removing the requirement that the Department ...
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2019-03-05
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS1090IntroCreating the "Keep Our Graduates Working Act of 2019"; prohibiting a state authority from suspending or revoking a person's professional license, certificate, registration, or permit solely on the basis of a delinquency or default in the payment of h...
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2019-03-05
To Senate Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee
FLH0947IntroEstablishes standard of care for telehealth providers; authorizes use of telehealth to perform patient evaluations; provides that telehealth providers, under certain circumstances, are not required to research patient's history or conduct physica...
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2019-03-05
To House Health Quality Subcommittee
FLH0981IntroDefines "apprenticeship"; requires DBPR & DOH, respectively, to grant application for licensure if applicant has completed apprenticeship & met other specified requirements; requires department to establish grade necessary for applicant who has compl...
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2019-03-05
To House Business and Professions Subcommittee
FLS1360IntroRequiring a practitioner who prescribes controlled substances to recommend specified alternative treatments for chronic nonmalignant pain before prescribing a controlled substance to a patient; requiring certain insurance policies to provide coverage...
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2019-03-05
To Senate Health Policy Committee
FLS1370IntroSpecifying that certain utilities are not exempt from providing medically essential electric service; providing notification requirements for electric utilities relating to the certification process for obtaining medically essential electric service ...
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2019-03-05
To Senate Innovation, Industry, and Technology Committee
FLH1073IntroRequires health care practitioners to refer or prescribe nonpharmaceutical interventional therapies for chronic nonmalignant pain or acute pain before prescribing opioid; requires licensed massage therapist to maintain & submit certain patient record...
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2019-03-05
To House Health Market Reform Subcommittee
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