In an important step toward the use of episode-based cost measures in Medicare, the Centers of Medicare…
The 2014 legislative session in review During the 2014 legislative session, which ended Friday, May 2, the FMA tracked more than 300 bills related to health care while acting as a vigilant advocate for you and your patients. In addition to opposing inappropriate scope of practice expansion for non-physicians and fighting for a responsible approach to tele-medicine, we made strides toward our goal of achieving much-needed insurance reforms. Click here for a full legislative report.
2014 Legislation Session Winners and Losers: FMA again flexes its political muscle Every legislative session, there are few organizations that have as much on their legislative agenda as the powerful doctors’ lobbying group – the Florida Medical Association (FMA). Whether they are playing defense in stopping the scope of practice expansion of non-M.D.’s, taking on trial lawyers on med-mal, or fighting the health insurance industry, none of their issues are ever easy and this year was no exception.