FSASC Legislative Update 02.16.2018

FSASC Legislative Update and FSASC Video for Week Six of Session

February 16, 2018 – This week FSASC was able to discuss with SB 162 with its sponsor, Senator Stuebe. SB162 and its companion bill, HB 217 by Rep. Hagar, prohibit insurance companies from retroactively denying a claim under certain circumstances. Although the HB did not move this week, the Senate moved their version to third reading meaning that it is ready to pass next week. This will send it to the House for final action. The HB has only one committee left before moving to the House floor.

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FSASC Legislative Update 02.14.2018

February 14, 2018 – The Legislature has been busy as usual focusing much of the discussion on the state budget. This week, in addition to an update on issues moving, FSASC has been heavily focused on a bill that affects just about all Florida ASCs, HB 7009, rewriting Workers’ Compensation law.

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FSASC Legislative Update 02.02.2018

FSASC Legislative Update and FSASC Video for the Week Four of Session

February 2, 2018 – The Legislature has been busy as usual focusing much of the discussion on the state budget. This week, in addition to an update on issues moving, FSASC has been heavily focused on a bill that affects just about all Florida ASCs, HB 7009, rewriting Workers’ Compensation law.

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FSASC Legislative Update 01.26.2018

FSASC Legislative Update and FSASC Video for the Week Three of Session

January 26, 2018 – The 2018 session is off to a quick start. FSASC is currently tracking about 150 individual bills and hundreds more amendments. We just finished the 3rd week of the 2018 legislative session. With 7 weeks left, FSASC has many things still on the table.

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FSASC Legislative Update 01.17.2018

23 Hour Care Passes House and FSASC Legislative Video Update for the First Week of Session

January 16, 2018 – The Legislature started the session last Tuesday with a heavy agenda. The Senate started by moving SB 150 by Senator Lee (R) Brandon which repeals Florida’s no fault auto insurance law (PIP) and replaces it with mandatory liability coverage. It also includes a medical payment requirement of $5,000 for emergency services similar to the current PIP coverage of $10,000. The House passed its version of that repeal on Friday in a bill by Representative Grall (R) Vero Beach but without a mandatory medical payments provision.

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