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by Rez Legal | July 19, 2018 | 0 Comment

On March 19, 2018, Governor Rick Scott signed House Bill 21 into law, which increases the regulation of prescriptions for controlled substances and expands the use of the Florida Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (“PDMP”).   This new law became effective on July 1, 2018. Limits for Prescriptions for Controlled Substances for Treatment for Acute Pain Prescriptions … Continue reading “New Opioid Law”

by Rez Legal | July 17, 2018 | 0 Comment

Federal Government scrutiny over healthcare providers’ use of CPT Code Modifier 25 is not new, but we are seeing an uptick in enforcement.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (“OIG”), has targeted the use of Modifier 25 in its yearly work plans. The OIG’s yearly work plans outline the … Continue reading “Modifier 25 On The Government’s Radar… Again”

by Rez Legal | July 11, 2018 | 0 Comment

On March 20, 2018, Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 622 into law, which made significant changes relevant to clinical laboratories governed by the Agency for Health Care Administration (“AHCA”).  This law became effective July 1, 2018. Previously, facilities performing any “non-waived” clinical laboratory testing (i.e., testing using a microscope) had to obtain a state … Continue reading “Clinical Lab Licensure Update”

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