Blog - Monthly archives: September 2023

Florida Board of Pharmacy Proposes Rule Change Affecting Technician to Pharmacist Ratio

Posted on Health Care Law News September 15, 2023 by Parker Eastin

The Florida Board of Pharmacy recently published a Notice of Proposed Rule that would impact the pharmacy technician-to-pharmacist ratios set by Rule 64B16-27.410, F.A.C. If approved, the amendment would allow supervising pharmacists to determine the appropriate ratio of technicians to pharmacists. The current technician-to-pharmacist ratio under the rule is generally 1:1, with some exceptions. Under Read more →

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HHS Proposes Changes to Minimum Staffing Standards in Nursing Homes

Posted on Health Care Law News, Medicare Reimbursement September 11, 2023 by Parker Eastin

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), has issued a proposal to establish additional staffing requirements for nursing homes. If approved, the proposal would implement national minimum nurse staffing standards. Nursing homes participating in Medicare and Medicaid would be required to provide residents with Read more →

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