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Bill Would Raise Pay for Doctors Treating Cops, Firefighters

Friday, January 26, 2024 | 1

Florida lawmakers are deliberating a proposal to allow police and firefighters with presumptive injuries to select a medical specialist for treatment and to pay the selected doctor up to twice the rate authorized by Medicare. The Senate Criminal Justice Committee on Tuesday voted 8-0 to pass its bill, SB 808, which would create an exception to the typical process of selecting a doctor for firefighters, law enforcement officers, correctional workers and probation officers with tuberculosis, heart disease and hypertension that was presumed to arise from employment. An identical companion measu...

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