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Florida Administrative Code § 64B18-14.002

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“Disciplinary guidelines under the Department of Health regulations”

The Board of Podiatric Medicine may discipline and fine podiatrists for a variety of grounds including:

  • Filing a false report or failing to file a report required by state or federal law;
  • Paying or receiving any commission, bonus, kickback, rebate or engaging in any split-fee arrangement with a health care provider for patient referrals;
  • Making misleading representations in the practice of podiatric medicine;
  • Failing to keep written medical records;
  • Being unable to practice podiatric medicine with reasonable skill and safety by because of illness or substance use;
  • Medical malpractice;
  • Performing experimental procedures without first obtaining written informed consent from a patient; and
  • Engaging in sexual activity with a patient.

Related laws:

Florida Statutes § 456.027

Florida Statutes § 461.005

Florida Statutes § 461.013

Current as of June 2015