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 […]

15
Apr

Florida Nurses and Nursing Students with Criminal Convictions

When the SB 1986 law was passed, it became much more difficult to get a license to become an APRN, RN or LPN, and keep it,  if the applicant has a criminal conviction.  Below is the link from the Florida Nurses Association website regarding SB 1986.  http://www.floridanurse.org/legislative/index.asp This is the cut and paste of the information available from the […]