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Florida Statutes § 468.217

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“Denial of or refusal to renew license; suspension and revocation of license and other disciplinary measures under the regulation of professions and occupations law”

Occupational therapists and occupational therapist assistants may be denied a license or face disciplinary sanctions for a variety of grounds including:

  • Failing to report to the Department of Health any health care professional who is violating the law;
  • Failing to perform any legal obligation placed on an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant;
  • Making a false report or failing to file a report required by state or federal law;
  • Paying or receiving any commission, bonus, kickback, or rebate or engaging in any split-fee arrangement for patient referrals;
  • Engaging in sexual activity with a patient;
  • Making deceptive representations in the practice of occupational therapy;
  • Failing to conform to prevailing standards of care; and
  • Being unable to practice occupational therapy with reasonable skill because of illness or substance use.

Current as of June 2015