Effective Dates, New Patients, Denials and Limits.
On December 27, 2012 Federal Judge Richard A. Lazzara dismissed a lawsuit filed November 23, 2012 in the federal court in Tampa challenging the validity of the PIP law that became effective on January 1, 2013. The Plaintiffs are an acupuncture physician, a chiropractic physician, two licensed massage therapists, a John Doe and a Jane Doe.
How will you know if a patient's PIP policy limits have been reached?
CS/CS/HB 119 – the PIP bill passed by the Legislature last Friday night – is extremely confusing and is difficult to interpret and understand. FCA legal staff is working to provide the answers to your many questions.
Updated Wednesday, 18 April 2012
CS/CS/HB 119 – the PIP bill passed by the 2012 Legislature – is extremely confusing and is difficult to interpret and understand. FCA legal staff continues to work daily to provide the answers to members’ many questions and to update information as it becomes available.
Here is an index to help break down the 2012 PIP statute and make it easier to navigate.
The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) on Tuesday issued a memo attempting to fix a flaw in the new PIP law. In the memo, AHCA General Counsel Stuart Williams outlines legal reasoning why the Agency “believes that the Act applies the same effective date of January 1, 2013 to both” the new requirement for clinic licensure and the list of providers exempted from it (MD, DO, DC, dentists, hospitals, medical schools, etc.)
What documents must you submit with an initial PIP claim? Here is our PIP Checklist that you may use to ensure that your claims submittals are correct and complete.