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New Legislation Impacting Physician Assistants

Physician Assistants Effective Date: July 1, 2016 Governor Scott signed HB 375 into law on Monday, March 28, 2016.  It relates to Physician Assistants (PA) and includes the following changes to the law: At renewal, PA must acknowledge that he/she … Continue reading

A New and Improved Search Portal

The Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance is excited to announce the launch of the new and improved MQA Search Services Portal. Continue reading

Board Revises Florida’s Telemedicine Practice Rule

Effective March 7, 2016, the Board of Medicine’s revised Telemedicine Rule, Rule 64B8-9.0141, F.A.C., goes into effect.  The amended rule reads:   (1) “Telemedicine” means the practice of medicine by a licensed Florida physician or physician assistant where patient care, … Continue reading

October 2015 Newsletter

Bernardo Fernandez, M.D. Chairman Sarvam TerKonda, M.D. Vice Chairman Board Recognizes Residents At the October 2015 meeting, the Board recognized two residents as part of the Resident Recognition Program: Jack D. Stringham, M.D.— University of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute … Continue reading

August 2015 Newsletter

Bernardo Fernandez, M.D. Chairman Sarvam TerKonda, M.D. Vice Chairman The Board of Medicine meets six times each year to conduct disciplinary hearings, licensure hearings and to handle board business including creating and amending rules of the Board. Another role of … Continue reading

Controlled substance prescriber not required on profile

The Department has received numerous calls in recent weeks from physicians expressing concerns that some pharmacists are not filling controlled substance prescriptions if the physician is not… Continue reading

June 2015 Newsletter

June 2015 Florida Board of Medicine Newsletter Introduction The Board of Medicine meets six times each year to conduct disciplinary hearings, licensure hearings and to handle board business including creating and amending rules of the Board.  Another role of the … Continue reading

FDA ALERT

The Florida Department of Health remains vigilant in its efforts to ensure the safety of the public. Currently, the Department is contacting all Florida recipients… Continue reading

Information for Physician Assistants: Prescribing in Florida

In Florida, Physician Assistants (PAs) can prescribe, order and dispense mediations. However, PAs are not permitted to prescribe the medicinal drugs listed in the formulary. Prescribing: In order for a PA to prescribe, the supervising physician must delegate such authority … Continue reading

Q: What is the scope of practice for a prescribing and or dispensing physician assistant?

A: A supervisory physician may delegate to a fully licensed physician assistant the authority to prescribe or dispense any medication used in the supervisory physician’s practice unless such medication is listed in the formulary shown in 64B8-30.008 F.A.C. A fully … Continue reading




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