On February 3-4, a delegation of the Dade County Medical Association traveled to Tallahassee to share the DCMA’s Legislative Agenda and advocate on behalf of physicians. Among the many important topics discussed during these meetings were scope of practice expansion, e-prescribing, keep our graduates working, health insurance prior authorization, peer-to-peer support for first responders, and creation of a prescription drug donation repository program.
DCMA members Antonio Mesa, D.O., Andrew Nullman, M.D., Barbara Montford, M.D., Jorge L. Marcos, M.D., Jose D. Suarez, M.D., and Adriana Bonansea, M.D. met with more than 14 legislators and aides. They were accompanied by DCMA Executive Director Fraser Cobbe and DCMA Managing Director Angel Bosch. The Delegation met with Senators Oscar Braynon, II, Jason Pizzo, Annette Taddeo, and Representatives Vance Aloupis, Jr., James Bush, III, Nicholas Duran, Javier Fernandez, Joseph Geller, Michael Grieco, Dotie Joseph, Ana Maria Rodriguez, and Barbara Watson. They also spoke with Damian Jane, legislative aide to Rep. Anthony Rodriguez and Jaylin Martir, legislative aide to Rep. Juan Fernandez-Barquin.