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Division of Children's Medical Services

Contact Division of Children's Medical Services

Division of Children’s Medical Services (CMS) is a collection of programs that serve children with special health care needs.  Each program provides family-centered care using statewide networks of specially qualified doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. For more information on Children's Medical Services, please visit

Upcoming Meetings:

Form For Public Meeting Notice

Instructions: This form is for posting any public meeting, rule or hearing notice on the agency website. Please fill out and email to DL Public Meeting Notice along with any applicable attachments. If the meeting must be held with less than 7 days notice please confer with the relevant program attorney in the General Counsel’s office before requesting this notice be posted.

Name of meeting sponsor:

  • Forensic Interview Protocol Task Force – Sub-Committee Conference Call

Date of Meeting:

  • February 21, 2018

Call in information:

  • 1-888-670-3525
  • Participant code:702-170-0355


  • 1:00PM - 3:00Pm


  • Dept. of Health 4025 Esplanade Way Conf. room 130L Tallahassee, FL

Meeting Materials:

General subject matter to be considered:

Committee Substitute for House Bill 1269 amended Section 39.303, Florida Statutes, to require the Florida Department of Health's Division of Children's Medical Services to convene a task force to develop a standardized protocol for forensic interviewing of children suspected of having been abused.


On January 18, 2017, the Florida Department of Health, Division of Children’s Medical Services was awarded the Zika Health Care Services Program Cooperative Agreement from the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for the duration of January 18, 2017 – January 17, 2020. Grant Number: 1Q1CMS331550 - 01 - 00.