FSIPP has been a leader in promoting fair legislation, access to care and protecting reimbursement. We continue to educate payors, state officials and organizations regarding our area of expertise. We must take ownership of our speciality, promote well developed research and continue to expand our mission in the public and political arena.
To promote the development and practice of safe, high quality, cost-effective interventional pain management techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of pain and related disorders, and to ensure patient access to interventional pain medicine (or management) doctors and these treatments in the State of Florida.
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August 31, 2015
The Capital Grille, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
September 1, 2015
Eddie V's, Downtown Tampa
September 1, 2015
TALLAHASSEE—The clash over health care spending that ripped apart the Republican-controlled Florida Legislature isn't likely to end anytime soon.
With a firm line of succession in place for the next five years in the Florida House, top Republicans in that chamber say they are committed to taking aim at what they consider the underlying causes of rising health care costs.
August 26, 2015
Pain Management Physicians - RE: Category I CME
If you are a physician practicing in a Pain Management Clinic and were registered based on the 6th qualification option in Rule 64B8-9.0131, F.A.C., please keep in mind that as a part of your 40 hours of Continuing Medical Education (CME) required per biennium, you must complete 15 hours of live lecture format, Category I CME in pain management for every year you practice in pain management. These will need to be reported to CE Broker along with the rest of your CME credits in order for the Board to renew your license. Answers to many questions regarding license renewal can be found at the Board of Medicine's website at flboardofmedicine.gov .
August 11, 2015
Medicare Changes to Requirement and Documentation of Home Health Care Orders
Medicare has requested that FSIPP advise our membership of the following changes (see attached letter):
Medicare has changed the physician documentation requirements for certification of home health care for dates of service effective January 1, 2015.
FSIPP President Harold L Dalton, DO in attendance.
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. —Fear of the DEA has been a recurring theme in the WESH 2 News ongoing investigation of Florida's prescription drug problem. Patients with real health issues are being denied the medication.
The DEA said it would answer those accusations at Florida's Board of Pharmacy hearing Monday.
"We don't want people to fear us, ...
Articles on Genetics Testing in Pain Management
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Our parent organization is ASIPP, the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. Visit ASIPPs website, for a bountiful resource for pain practitioners, and to review a list of ASIPPs accomplishments which have greatly benefited both pain patients and pain physicians.