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Author: Jamaal R. Jones, Esq.

Jones Health Law > Articles posted by Jamaal R. Jones, Esq.

Florida Telehealth Licensing Outlook

Generally, telehealth providers must be licensed within the state where the patient resides or is receiving care. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly every state issued temporary waivers to medical professionals licensed in other U.S. states, which allowed providers to offer telehealth services to patients across state lines without the need to obtain licensing from the particular state in which the patient resided or received care. To combat the pandemic and expand telehealth services within the state, the Florida Department of Health issued an emergency order on March 16, 2020, which permitted medical professionals unlicensed in Florida to provide...

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Who Can Sign off on a Death Certificate in Florida?

Death Certificates: Definitions, Requirements, and Purpose What Is A Death Certificate? By definition, a death certificate is an official government issued document that declares the known data of a deceased person at their time of death. A death certificate is a legal record of death. This can include but is not limited to, the identifying statistics of the decedent along with the specific information of the death in question such as the time of death, exact location of death, and cause of death. What Information Should Be Reported On A Death Certificate? Other than the identifying information of the deceased individual, there are common...

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