Legislative Bills Filed February 17, 2012

SB 1990 - Relating to Developmental Disabilities (Budget)

Developmental Disabilities; Requiring that the Agency for Persons with Disabilities review a waiver support coordinator’s performance to ensure that the support coordinator meets or exceeds criteria established by the agency; requiring that the area office review the amount of funding needed to address the each client’s extraordinary needs in order to determine the medical necessity for each service in the amount, duration, frequency, intensity, and scope that meets the client’s needs; authorizing the agency to consult with the Department of Health, the Agency for Health Care Administration, the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, and the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services concerning procedures related to the storage, preparation, serving, or display of food and procedures related to the detection and prevention of diseases caused by certain factors in the environment, etc. Effective Date: July 1, 2012

SB 1988 - Relating to Medicaid (Budget)

Medicaid; Deleting a prohibition preventing children who are eligible for coverage under a state health benefit plan from being eligible for services provided through the subsidized program; requiring a completed application, including a clinical screening, for enrollment in the Children’s Medical Services Network; updating references to data used for calculations in the disproportionate share program; providing an additional site in Broward County for the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, etc. Effective Date: except as otherwise expressly provided in this act and except for section 23, which shall take effect upon this act becoming a law, this act shall take effect July 1, 2012

November 2019 Health Law Updates

November 2019

Dear Health Law Section Members:

The Health Law Section (“HLS”) website has been updated with September through October 2019 articles on significant developments in the health law arena that may be of interest to you in your practice. These summaries are presented to HLS members for general information only and do not constitute legal advice from The Florida Bar or its Health Law Section. HLS thanks the following volunteers who have generously donated their time to prepare these summaries for our members:

Ashley Creech, Esq. & Elizabeth Scarola, Esq., Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.

Erin Hoyle, Esq., Carlton Fields

Christian Perez Font, Esq., Thinkeen Legal, P.A.

Tadena Simpson, Esq., Envison Rx

Sam Winikoff, Esq., Beighley, Myrick, Udell & Lynne, P.A.

Thank you,

Jamie Gelfman, Esq., Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel, HLS Editor in Chief

Christian Perez Font, Esq., Thinkeen Legal, P.A., HLS Team Editor 

Elizabeth Scarola, Esq., Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., HLS Team Editor

 

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July-August 2019 Health Law Updates

September 2019
Dear Health Law Section Members:
The Health Law Section (“HLS”) website has been updated with July through August 2019 articles on significant developments in the health law arena that may be of interest to you in your practice. These summaries are presented to HLS members for general information only and do not constitute legal advice from The Florida Bar or its Health Law Section. HLS thanks the following volunteers who have generously donated their time to prepare these summaries for our members:


Angelina Gonzalez, Esq., Panza, Maurer & Maynard, P.A.
Erin J. Hoyle, Esq., Carlton Fields
Jason Mehta, Esq. & Travis Lloyd, Esq., Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Martin R. Dix, Esq.& Steven A. Grigas, Esq., Akerman LLP
Sam Winikoff, Esq., Beighley, Myrick, Udell & Lynne, P.A.


Thank you,
Jamie Gelfman, Esq., Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel, HLS Editor in Chief
Ashley Brevda, Esq., Corp Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer, Oncology Analytics, Inc., HLS Team Editor
Trish Huie, Esq., Patricia A. Huie, PLLC, HLS Team Editor

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June 2019 Health Law Updates

June 2019

Dear Health Law Section Members:
The Health Law Section (“HLS”) website has been updated with May through June 2019 articles
on significant developments in the health law arena that may be of interest to you in your practice.
These summaries are presented to HLS members for general information only and do not constitute
legal advice from The Florida Bar or its Health Law Section. HLS thanks the following volunteers
who have generously donated their time to prepare these summaries for our members:


Erin J. Hoyle, Esq., Carlton Fields
Jeffrey Lynne, Esq., Beighley, Myrick, Udell, & Lynne, P.A.
Jeff Mustari, Esq., Southern Health Lawyers, LLC
Lester J. Perling, Esq., Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel
Christian Perez Font, Esq., Thinkeen Legal, P.A.
Kathleen Premo, Esq., Sanchita Bose, Lauren Petrin, Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
Tadena Simpson, Esq., Envision Options
Sam Winikoff, Esq., Beighley, Myrick, Udell, & Lynne, P.A.


Thank you,
Jamie Gelfman, Esq., Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel, HLS Editor in Chief
Christian Perez Font, Esq., Thinkeen Legal, P.A., HLS Team Editor
Elizabeth Scarola, Esq., Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., HLS Team Editor

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March-April 2019 Health Law Updates

May 2019

Dear Health Law Section Members:                                                  

The Health Law Section (“HLS”) website has been updated with March through April 2019 articles on significant developments in the health law arena that may be of interest to you in your practice.  This particular edition primarily focuses on recent Florida and Federal legislative and regulatory updates.

These summaries are presented to HLS members for general information only and do not constitute legal advice from The Florida Bar or its Health Law Section. HLS thanks the following volunteers who have generously donated their time to prepare these summaries for our members: 

Trish Calhoun, Esq., Carlton Fields

Maria D. Garcia, Esq., Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton

Angelina Gonzalez, Esq., Panza Maurer

Amanda Hessein, Esq., Rutledge Ecenia, P.A.

Kathleen Premo, Esq., Elizabeth Scarola, Esq., & David Shillcut, Esq.,

Epstein Becker Green

Sam Winikoff, Esq., Beighley, Myrick, Udell, & Lynne, P.A.

Timothy Wombles, Esq., Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel 

Thank you, 

Jamie Gelfman, Esq., Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel, HLS Editor in Chief 

Ashley Brevda, Esq., Corporate Counsel/Chief Compliance Officer, Oncology Analytics, Inc., HLS Team Editor 

Trish Huie, Esq., Patricia A. Huie, PLLC, HLS Team Editor

 

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