Take advantage of the FMA's members-only resources covering MACRA, physician employment contracts and common medical/legal situations. We also have in-house experts who will intervene to help you resolve payment problems, and answer your questions about licensure, billing and coding. Contact us at for more information.

2020 Legislative Updates

FMA 2020 Legal Update
Analysis of Florida’s New Law Regarding Pelvic Examinations

FMA Legal Update
New law requiring written consent for pelvic exams takes effect July 1

FMA Legal Update
Petition for Declaratory Statement

HB 451
Nonopioid Alternatives Law Update

2019 Legislative Updates

HB 451
Non-Opioid Alternatives

HB 831 & SB 1192
Florida's e-Prescribing Law

HB 23
Florida's Telehealth Law


Opening your own practice

The FMA and Michael A. Igel have created a series of classes covering four of the most important topics to consider when starting your own practice.

Mike Igel is Board Certified in Health Law by The Florida Bar and concentrates his practice on the representation of physician groups, pharmacies, hospices, hospitals and health systems, home health agencies and other health care companies in a variety of regulatory, compliance and health care business matters.  As the Chair of Johnson Pope’s Health Care Audit Defense Team, Mike has extensive experience in representing health care providers in defense of claims for overpayment by Medicare, Medicaid, and insurance companies.


Practical Considerations When Forming Your Medical Practice in Florida: Entity Selection and Formation, Enrolling in Medicare and obtaining business licenses

Legal Issues In Real Estate:
What Physicians Need To Know

Malpractice Coverage, Insurance Credentialing And Contract Negotiation, Billing Company Contract Negotiation, And EMR Contract Negotiation

Why Your Practice Needs A Compliance Plan, And How To Build One

Get your free guide to going green

My Green Doctor is a science-based, user-friendly guide to adopting wise environmental practices that could save your office thousands of dollars. My Green Doctor also provides free brochures, posters, and other tools for office staff, patients and their families. Click here to read more.