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Saint Peters Blog: Florida Medical Association targets ‘insurance and government bureaucrats’ in its 2015 wish list

Florida’s leading physician lobby released its 2015 legislative wish list during the first committee week of the year, and has made keeping “insurance company and government bureaucrats” from interfering with the patient physician relationship its top priority.

In addition to insurance and Medicaid-related proposals, the physicians have included a four-pronged telemedicine initiative (which includes reimbursement parity), increases in Medicaid funding for physician reimbursement and graduate medical education, and opposing any new cause of action against physicians in the legislative agenda.

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