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Florida Statutes § 456.072

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“Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement under the regulation of professions and occupations law”

Health care professionals may face disciplinary sanctions for a variety of grounds including:

  • Making misleading, deceptive or fraudulent representations in the practice of the health care professional’s profession;
  • Making or filing a false report or failing to file a report required by state or federal law;
  • Improperly interfering with an investigation or inspection authorized by law;
  • Failing to provide patients with information about their patient rights and how to file a complaint;
  • Being unable to practice because of illness or substance use; and
  • Medical malpractice.

Related laws:

Florida Statutes § 458.331

Florida Statutes § 459.015

Florida Statutes § 460.413

Florida Statutes § 465.014

Current as of June 2015