Florida Senate - 2012                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1198
                                Barcode 837556                          
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  01/31/2012           .                                

       The Committee on Health Regulation (Diaz de la Portilla)
       recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 163 - 175
    4  and insert:
    5  This subsection does not apply to a board-eligible or board
    6  certified anesthesiologist, physiatrist, psychiatrist,
    7  rheumatologist, or neurologist, or to a board-certified
    8  physician who has surgical privileges at a hospital or
    9  ambulatory surgery center and primarily provides surgical
   10  services. This subsection does not apply to a board-eligible or
   11  board-certified medical specialist who has also completed a
   12  fellowship in pain medicine approved by the Accreditation
   13  Council for Graduate Medical Education or the American
   14  Osteopathic Association, or who is board eligible or board
   15  certified in pain medicine by a board approved by the American
   16  Board of Pain Medicine, the American Board of Medical
   17  Specialties, or the American Osteopathic Association and
   18  performs interventional pain procedures of the type routinely
   19  billed using surgical codes.
   21  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   22         And the title is amended as follows:
   23         Delete lines 11 - 14
   24  and insert:
   25         when a pharmacy receives it; providing that the
   26         standards of practice regarding the prescribing of
   27         controlled substances do not apply to certain board
   28         eligible or board-certified health care practitioners,
   29         including psychiatrists and rheumatologists; amending