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Petitioning Florida Governor Rick Scott and 13 others
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Florida Governor Rick Scott
State Senator
Aaron Bean
State Representative
Doug Broxson
State Representative
Charles Van Zant
State Representative
Matt Gaetz
State Representative
Dave Kerner
State Representative
Clay Ford
Governor
Richard Scott
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate
Florida State House
Florida State Senate
President of the United States
Florida Governor

Stop HB 119

House Bill 119 does nothing to directly attack PIP fraud or reduce costs. The bill eliminates consumers right to choose their doctors, eliminates the most cost-effective/conservative forms of healthcare (chiropractic, acupuncture, massage), and forces injured parties into the most expensive healthcare arena (emergency rooms).

Stand-up for consumers rights and VOTE NO on HOUSE BILL 119 or any piece of legislation limiting consumers rights to equal access among health care providers.
Floridians are required by law to purchase car insurance with personal injury protection (PIP) to cover medical expenses in the event of an accident. House Bill 119 (HB 119), sponsored by Rep. Jim Boyd and supported by Gov. Rick Scott, seeks to "reform" PIP insurance and will limit consumers’ right to choose their doctors. HB 119 requires every person injured in a car accident to be seen by ER physicians within 72 hours of their accident and eliminates access to conservative, drug-free, cost-effective treatment by chiropractic physicians, acupuncturists, and massage therapists.

Despite strong objections by the provider community, attorneys and consumer groups, HB 119 has passed every House sub-committee on PIP/No-Fault reform on a straight party-line vote. In addition to overwhelming already overburdened emergency rooms, injured parties will suffer with limited treatment options, increased pain medication use, high medical bills from ER visits, and difficulty finding legal representation for those with permanent injuries.

We're calling on Governor Rick Scott (a former hospital executive), Rep. Boyd (an insurance agent by profession), and the members of the Florida State Legislature to stand-up for consumers rights and VOTE NO on HOUSE BILL 119 or any piece of legislation limiting consumers rights to equal access among health care providers.


Letter to
Florida Governor Rick Scott
State Senator Aaron Bean
State Representative Doug Broxson
and 11 others
State Representative Charles Van Zant
State Representative Matt Gaetz
State Representative Dave Kerner
State Representative Clay Ford
Governor Richard Scott
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate
Florida State House
Florida State Senate
President of the United States
Florida Governor
I just signed the following petition addressed to: Florida Governor Rick Scott.

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Stop HB 119!!

As both a Licensed Massage Therapist in the State of Florida as well as an accident victim, I am calling on the people to take a stand against this big Government control! We the people do not want the Government to be able to tell us who we can seek treatment from after an accident. Massage therapy is such a crucial part of the healing process and I personally have seen many people heal from this practice. Massage therapy is not a "worthless backrub," it is a scientifically proven beneficial treatment for muscle ailments. Before knocking this practice, how about educating yourselves on the benefits of massage therapy.

HB 119 would put many Massage Therapists, Chiropractors and Accupuncturists out of business as well as put the Government in control of who can treat us and who can't.

We the people of Florida say NO to HB 119!

House Bill 119 does nothing to directly attack PIP fraud or reduce costs. The bill eliminates consumers right to choose their doctors, eliminates the most cost-effective/conservative forms of healthcare (chiropractic, acupuncture, massage), and forces injured parties into the most expensive healthcare arena (emergency rooms).

Stand-up for consumers rights and VOTE NO on HOUSE BILL 119 or any piece of legislation limiting consumers rights to equal access among health care providers.
Floridians are required by law to purchase car insurance with personal injury protection (PIP) to cover medical expenses in the event of an accident. House Bill 119 (HB 119), sponsored by Rep. Jim Boyd and supported by Gov. Rick Scott, seeks to "reform" PIP insurance and will limit consumers’ right to choose their doctors. HB 119 requires every person injured in a car accident to be seen by ER physicians within 72 hours of their accident and eliminates access to conservative, drug-free, cost-effective treatment by chiropractic physicians, acupuncturists, and massage therapists.

Despite strong objections by the provider community, attorneys and consumer groups, HB 119 has passed every House sub-committee on PIP/No-Fault reform on a straight party-line vote. In addition to overwhelming already overburdened emergency rooms, injured parties will suffer with limited treatment options, increased pain medication use, high medical bills from ER visits, and difficulty finding legal representation for those with permanent injuries.

We're calling on Governor Rick Scott (a former hospital executive), Rep. Boyd (an insurance agent by profession), and the members of the Florida State Legislature to stand-up for consumers rights and VOTE NO on HOUSE BILL 119 or any piece of legislation limiting consumers rights to equal access among health care providers.
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Sincerely,