Third Quarterly Performance Report (QPR) Released

The QPR contains revenue, expenditure and performance measure information from the Department of Health. Continue reading

2017 Legislation Impacting Your Profession

Click here to view a full list of bill summaries from the 2017 Florida Legislative Session that may impact your profession. Continue reading

Telehealth

The use of telehealth technology by Florida licensed healthcare practitioners for the purpose of providing patient care within the state of Florida is not precluded by Florida law. Continue reading

Changes to the Massage Practice Act

During the 2016 Legislative session, CS/HB 545 passed, which made changes to the Massage Practice Act. These changes update a list of convictions sometimes referred to as “crimes related to the practice,” and generally relate to human trafficking, sexual misconduct, … Continue reading

Important Notice Due to Hurricane Matthew

Due to impacts from Hurricane Matthew, Governor Scott has issued an executive order regarding the state of Florida Continue reading

Board Chairs, Vice Chairs & Associations’ Meeting Announcement

The Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) announces the following meetings: Continue reading

A Tool to Report Health Care Provider Complaints

The Complaint Portal is a way for consumers to find the correct agency to submit health care complaints in an electronic and secure format. Continue reading

FREE Webinars Now Available

Learn how to add your license to your Online Services Portal account or report your continuing education/continuing medical education (CE/CME) requirements. Continue reading

New Legislation Impacting Your Profession

During the 2016 Legislative Session, HB 221 passed and was signed into law on April 14, 2016, as Chapter 2016-222, Laws of Florida. The bill prohibits an out-of-network provider from balance billing members of a preferred provider organization (PPO) or … Continue reading

Board of Massage Therapy Attends FSMTA Annual Convention and Trade Show June 22-26, 2016

Pictured from left to right, Alexandra Alday, Sidronio “Chilo” Casas, and Lydia Nixon The Florida State Massage Therapy Association (FSMTA) held its annual convention and trade show in Orlando, FL from June 22-26, 2016. Both Lydia Nixon, Board Chair, and … Continue reading