Please show your support for FWA board member, comp legend, musician and all around good guy, Richard Berman, Esq. who will be honored at the Friends of 440 Awards Banquet on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at the Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort 1111 North Ocean Drive Hollywood, FL 33019. Defense attorney Dawn R. Traverso, Esq. and former J.C.C. Charles M. HIll, III will also be honored. (Cocktails begin at 6:00 p.m with dinner to follow at 7:00 p.m.; $195 per person, $1850 for reserved tables of 10) For more information and
This article was contributed by Audrey M. Castro, Esquire, an associate attorney with the Bichler, Oliver, Longo & Fox, PLLC, firm.
There are currently 151 Approved EMA’s in the State of Florida.
To qualify as an EMA, a physician must possess a current CLEAR/ACTIVE Florida Department of Health license and must be board certified in a specialty area. Once a physician is certified as an EMA, the certification will be valid for a period of two years. However, if at any time during the certification period, the physician no longer meets all qualifications
In this segment of our Past President Profile, we were able to speak with Gerald Rosenthal, a founding member of FWA and the chairman for 1989-1991, regarding his background and leadership of FWA. You can read his responses below.
How did you first get into Workers’ Comp?
I first got into workers comp when one of the associates in the office who did comp quit. He ultimately went on to become an appellate judge on the 4th District. My then boss, Richard Sicking, told me I was now a comp lawyer. I
Requests for Records under the HITECH Act / Individuals’ Right under HIPAA to Access their Health Information 45 CFR § 164.524, also referred to as “The Privacy Rule”.
The HITECH Act was passed as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, to promote the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology. The Act provides incentives to health care providers to transition to electronic health records. Additionally, there are also provisions concerning a patient’s right to their personal health information. The HITECH Act provisions were implemented via a Megarule in 2013,
Please read below a guest post by one of our sponsors, Ametros. The opinions or facts expressed in this post are solely those of Ametros, and not necessarily those of FWA. FWA does not guarantee the accuracy or reliability of the information provided herein.
By Melissa Wright, Ametros.
When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law in 2010, many gained access to health insurance that they may not have been able to access otherwise. Based on the most recent data released in June 2016, 10.4 million people were enrolled in plans under the