Bills that Passed

ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS Sponsored by Senate Banking and Insurance Chair Doug Broxson (R-Gulf Breeze) and Representative Danny Perez (R-Miami), this bill would limit attorneys’ fees in cases involving the insurance practice known as assignment of benefits. Insurers have long contended that abuses and litigation have driven up premiums. ELECTIONS A priority of Secretary of State Read more about Bills that Passed[…]

Legislative Issues

TELEHEALTH Senator Gayle Harrell (R-Stuart) is advancing her bill to allow for healthcare services to be delivered via technology, known as telehealth. Meanwhile, Representative Clay Yarborough’s (R-Jacksonville) bill is ready for debate on the House floor. MEDICAID Bills to authorize non-emergency transportation services to Medicaid recipients by transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft are Read more about Legislative Issues[…]

Bills That Passed

BILLS THAT PASSED THE 2016 LEGISLATIVE SESSION To date, Governor Rick Scott has signed 103 bills. To see a list of these bills go here. We have outlined a few items of interest that passed this year. PRESCRIBING POWERS FOR NURSES Passage of legislation to expand the drug prescribing practices for advanced registered nurse practitioners and Read more about Bills That Passed[…]

Legislative Issues

BEER AND ALCOHOL It looks like craft beer aficionados may be able to purchase their beer in the preferred 64 ounce containers, known as growlers. It is already legal for the craft industry to sell 32 and 128 ounce containers. Another bill that would allow craft distilleries to sell more of their products directly to Read more about Legislative Issues[…]