Tag: Prescription

Jim RosicaNovember 1, 2018
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Following the feds’ lead, Attorney General Pam Bondi on Thursday issued an emergency rule allowing a new drug for child epilepsy patients that contains CBD, a ‘non-euphoric’ chemical from cannabis. Bondi’s filing with the Secretary of State notes there are now about “64 patients in the state of Florida who are legally using an FDA-approved […]

Danny McAuliffeApril 2, 2018
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5min390
Only a few months away from new sweeping opioid laws taking effect, rule makers are acting quickly to develop methods to implement the new changes without overburdening professionals — particularly pharmacists — with an inundation of new rules and responsibilities. The Florida Board of Pharmacy, which is charged with updating administrative code to include the […]

Phil AmmannApril 27, 2017
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1min138
Two health insurer regulations passed the Senate floor unanimously Thursday, while similar House measures stall in committee. LobbyTools reports that Senators passed SB 102, which prohibit health insurers and health maintenance organizations from retroactive claim denial after verifying the eligibility of a patient, which usually occurs during a post-payment audit. Members also passed SB 182, […]


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