9
Jul

Florida’s “Investigative Services Unit” for Health Care Practitioners

  The following information was obtained from Florida’s Department of  Health’s website: Investigative Services Unit What They Do The Investigative  Services Unit (ISU) investigates complaints against health care practitioners  and facilities/establishments regulated by the Department of Health.   Unlicensed activity complaints are investigated as well.  ISU functions as  the investigative arm of the division.  ISU includes a […]

5
Feb

Fraud Law in Florida May Curtail Some Medical Careers

TALLAHASSEE – A Florida state law designed mainly to crack down on Medicaid fraud is having unexpected consequences by keeping some health care professionals from getting or keeping their licenses at a time when the state is suffering a shortage. This little-noticed provision in the 160-page measure is preventing doctors, nurses, pharmacists and lab technicians from working […]