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  Defending Florida Nurses

Megan Blancho is a Former Prosecutor for the

Florida Department of Health

As a former supervisor prosecuting attorney in the nursing section of the Florida Department of Health, Attorney Blancho has extensive experience with the administrative process, presenting before the Board of Nursing and puts her experience to work for her clients


including Orlando, Jacksonville, Tampa, Pensacola, Miami


Important Information for Nurses

Investigation Letter: Once you receive a letter from the Department of Health Investigator notifying you that your

license is under investigation for alleged violations of the practice act the clock starts ticking. 

The letter will ask you to provide a copy of your curriculum vitae (your resume) and submit a response. 

Do not make the common mistake of thinking that this is not a very serious matter

or that you did not do what you are accused of and file your own response. 

Everything you say will be used against you by the prosecuting attorney for the Department of Health.

When you first receive the letter of investigation that is the best time to call for a free initial consultation to discuss the administrative process and your options.  While the letter says that you have 20 days to respond if your case is deemed a high priority case the process moves very quickly with possible emergency action taken against your license.   Contacting an attorney at the early stages of the investigation is vital for protecting your rights.



Sample Investigation Letter

AHCA Letter

If you receive this letter, call Megan Blancho immediately for a


Local: 850- 307-5665

Toll-Free: 1-800-659-7547

This is a critical stage to hire an attorney that is familiar with the Department of Health’s procedures.  Once retained, Megan will immediately file a letter of representation with the investigator and demand a copy of the confidential investigative file before filing a response on your behalf.  If at all possible we will seek to have the matter closed at the private probable cause panel so that a public administrative complaint is not filed against your license.

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