It's a New Day in Public Health.
The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.
Medical Quality Assurance Services
For Health care Professionals
The Florida Department of Health, Office of School Psychology, was established to ensure that every school psychologist in private practice in this state meets minimum requirements for safe practice. The Florida Department of Health is responsible for licensing, monitoring and disciplining school psychologists to assure competency and safety to practice in Florida.
New PRAXIS Test Information
New Legislation Impacting Your Profession - 2023
If you’d like to view all 2023 bills impacting health care professions, please go to www.flhealthsource.gov/2023-bills.
Florida passed Telehealth, Chapter 2019-137, Laws of Florida, which establishes standards of practice for telehealth services, including patient evaluations, record-keeping, and controlled substances prescribing. The law also authorizes out-of-state health care practitioners to perform telehealth services for patients in Florida upon meeting certain eligibility requirements and registering with the department of health.
Visit https://flhealthsource.gov/telehealth/ for easy access to available forms and applications.
For questions related to telehealth visit https://flhealthsource.gov/telehealth/faqs
For questions, contact the Florida Department of Health at MQA.Telehealth@flhealth.gov
Notice to Licensees About FraudulentDocumentsThe Florida Department of Health (DOH) is aware that documents purportedly originating from DOH requesting information of a sensitive nature have been received by members of the public. These documents request licensees share information that may be used to commit fraud against a licensee or patient. DOH is committed to protecting the integrity of DOH licensees and consumers. The DOH Office of Inspector General is in contact with the Agency for Health Care Administration and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to investigate fraud perpetrated on our licensees.
Should you receive a document that appears to be from DOH, but you believe may be fraudulent, you may contact your local law enforcement agency or you may contact DOH at 850-488-0595 for instructions on how to proceed. Your cooperation and assistance is vital in protecting the continued integrity of DOH licensees and our consumers.