Florida employers target doctor scribbles

May 1, 2006

A coalition of large Florida employers launched a campaign to makedoctors write legible scripts. The Florida Health Care Coalitionprinted one million stickers that state, "I won't accept aprescription if I can't read the writing."

A coalition of large Florida employers launched a campaign to make doctors write legible scripts. The Florida Health Care Coalition printed one million stickers that state, "I won't accept a prescription if I can't read the writing." They can be worn on clothing or stuck on an insurance ID card. Florida is one of six states to pass a law requiring legible physician handwriting, but no doctors have been punished under the mandate.

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