May 10, 2023
Money, Money, Money - 2023 Legislative Session Ends! 
The Legislature concluded its work on Friday, May 5 and adjourned, Sine Die, marking the end to a 2023 Legislative Session that was one of the busiest sessions in recent memory for both budget and policy initiatives. The Legislature passed a record number of bills and passed the largest budget in Florida history, not to mention many bills impacting Florida's family physicians. CLICK HERE to read the final Capitol Update for 2023, but stay tuned for a more comprehensive summary of bills that may impact FAFP members in practice.  Any questions in the meantime, please email Jay Millson ([email protected]). 
Register Now for the Summer Forum!
Register now for the 2023 Family Medicine Summer Forum, scheduled for June 30 - July 2, 2023, at The Boca Raton Resort & Club. The meeting will be held as a hybrid event, combining a traditional in-person meeting with a virtual platform via live streaming.

Earn up to 18.00 hours of live CME credits, and all credits are deemed Florida Prescribed. Register now by clicking here. For the CME agenda, click here.
Summer Forum Hotel Information
The FAFP has secured a room rate starting at $235 per night. Don’t miss your chance to stay at The Boca Raton for this significantly reduced rate before the block sells out!

The Boca Raton Resort and Club
(561) 288-9933
Standard Room: $235

**The FAFP room block is strictly for registered meeting attendees and their guests. Any rooms booked that are not connected to a meeting registration will be subject to cancellation.
Parking: Attendees staying at the Boca Raton will receive a daily discounted rate of $15 for overnight Valet parking. There is no self-parking option.
Attendees who are not staying at the Boca Raton will receive a rate of $28 for daily Valet parking. Self-parking is not available.
Telemedicine: Prescribing Controlled Substances Deadline Extended
Opioid epidemic_ drug abuse and overdose concept with scattered prescription opioids spilling from orange bottle with copy space. Hydrocodone is the generic name for a range of opiate painkillers
The ability to prescribe controlled substances based on telehealth patient visits was set to expire when the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency ends on Thursday, May 11th. Due to extensive lobbying efforts, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has decided to extend the same policies that have been in place during COVID for an additional 6 months, until November 11, 2023. For more information, please CLICK HERE.
May is Asthma Awareness Month

The Asthma Impairment and Risk Questionnaire (AIRQ®) is a no-cost, 10-question asthma assessment tool designed to help evaluate your patients’ levels of asthma control. Click here to learn more.
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