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Eric Smith, PA-C
The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) contain answers prepared by experienced and knowledgeable people in the FAPA organization to help you in various matters pertaining to the PA profession in Florida. The questions are those that have been repeatedly asked over time. It is hoped that it will save you time and give you the help you need, and it may help keep you out of difficulties as well.
Below is a brief description of each section to assist you in your search for your question:
Board of Medicine & PA Council: function of the BOM and the PA Council; how to contact them; when to contact them; pertinent laws and rules.
FAPA Headquarters: function of the FAPA office and how they may assist you.
Florida PA Licensing Info: multiple questions and answers from the state website and others about getting a license in Florida; many special situations; special CME requirements for PAs; license lapse and renewal.
Membership: categories of membership; renewal; hardship; application process; students.
Prescribing Rights and Formulary: how to obtain your prescribing privileges; changing practice settings or specialty; prescription pad format; formulary; prescribing privileges course.
Professional Practice: clinical practice questions; malpractice; cosignature; procedures allowed and a myriad of other clinical areas.
Reimbursement: rules and regulations regarding reimbursement; Medicare; Medicaid; private insurance; first assisting.
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