Florida Statutes Preventing Health Care Boards to Issue Licenses, Certificates or Registrations, or Reasons to Refuse to Admit Candidates for Exams

Health Care Fraud; Disqualification for License, Certificate, or Registration “Effective July 1, 2012, section 456.0635, Florida Statutes, provides that health care boards or the department shall refuse to issue a license, certificate or registration and shall refuse to admit a candidate for examination if the applicant: 1. Has been convicted of, or entered a plea […]


Florida Dentist Charged With Medicaid Fraud Is Suspended

In an article from the Tampa area in Pasco County, Florida, there was a report regarding a dentist accused of more than $140,000 in Medicaid billing fraud. Her license has been suspended. The 21-page arrest affidavit was filled with  horror stories about botched dental care.  Some of the allegations are sedating children for nonexistent cavities, having unlicensed […]


Florida Statutes for Licensed Dentists Regarding Disciplinary Action

The following are just a small sampling (this is only one of three pages) of the statutes regarding grounds for disciplinary actions found on Florida’s Department of Health’s website under Dentistry. 466.028 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board.— (1) The following acts constitute grounds for denial of a license or disciplinary action, as specified in s. 456.072 […]


Discipline Actions Against Florida Nurses

The following information was obtained from the Official Internet Site of the Florida Legislature, “The 2012 Florida Statutes.”  This is a listing of the Statutes from the State of Florida regarding the discipline of nurses. “464.018 Disciplinary actions.— (1) The following acts constitute grounds for denial of a license or disciplinary action, as specified in s.456.072(2): (a) Procuring, […]


Use a Licensed CPA to Prepare Your Taxes

On Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s website, they remind the public  that it’s tax season, and at DBPR they work with the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA) to remind people that before they hire a certified public accountant, they should check to make sure that person has a state license. Unlicensed […]


All Florida Engineers Must Renew Licenses by February 28, 2012

The following appeared on the (FBPE) Florida Board of Professional Engineers’ website.   “All current and active licenses for Florida engineers are set to expire on February 28, 2013.  Licensure renewal officially opened on November 5, 2012.”   The FBPE has provided valuable information, guidelines and explanations of changes that have been made.  We highly recommend visiting […]


Florida Veterinary Medicine

The following information was obtained from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s website listed under Board of Veterinary Medicine.  This is just a fraction of the Florida Statutes listed under Disciplinary proceedings. “474.214 Disciplinary proceedings.— (1) The following acts shall constitute grounds for which the disciplinary actions in subsection (2) may be taken: (a) Attempting to […]


Florida CPA License Requirements

On the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s website under “Division of Certified Public Accounting,” the requirements for obtaining a CPA are listed as the following:  This information can be found on the DBPR’s website.   “REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE PASS ALL FOUR PARTS OF CPA EXAMINATION: with at least a 75%   within 18 month […]


Certified Public Accountants in the State of Florida

The Florida Board of Accountancy (BOA) handles the requirements for certification, licensure, and reciprocity. Also, the BOA provides information on the May and November CPA exams and is able to verify if someone is certified and/or licensed in Florida. The BOA has addresses and phone numbers for Florida CPAs and provides information to out-of-state firms seeking […]