Six physicians were honored in appreciation of their service to the hospital and the St. Pete community. …
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.