The website was designed for the members of the Manasota Optometric Society. We are an organization of Optometric Physicians dedicated to the ocular health of our patients and the advancement of the optometric profession. If you are an optometric in the Bradenton Sarasota area and are not a member, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We would be delighted to discuss the benefits of becoming a MOS and Florida Optometric Association member.
NEW: Electronic Prescribing Requirements: House Bill 831 (2019), Electronic Prescribing, was signed into law by Governor DeSantis. The effective date is January 1, 2020. The bill provides important new requirements for prescribers to generate and transmit all prescriptions electronically upon licensure renewal or by July 1, 2021, whichever is earlier.
NEW: Florida passed Human Trafficking, Chapter 2019-152, Laws of Florida, which establishes new profession requirements including newly required signs, CE/CME, and more for the profession of Optometry and others.
The Department of Health has launched an informational website that includes a breakdown of the new law and addresses areas of: (1) signs; (2) CE/CME; (3) FAQs; (4) Specific Board of Massage requirements; and (5) Human Trafficking Reporting.