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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXVII
INSURANCE
Chapter 641
HEALTH CARE SERVICE PROGRAMS
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F.S. 641.432
641.432 Providers of service; penalty for unauthorized use of providers; interference with judgment prohibited.
(1) Any prepaid health clinic which utilizes the services of a provider who is not licensed or otherwise authorized by law to provide such services is guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.
(2) Every prepaid health clinic or provider shall display, in a prominent place in the clinic’s or provider’s waiting area at which the provider treats subscribers, a true and correct copy of the current and valid license or legal authorization of each provider.
(3) The professional judgment of a physician licensed under chapter 458 or chapter 459 concerning the proper course of treatment of a subscriber shall not be subject to modification by the prepaid health clinic or its board of directors, officers, or administrators. However, this subsection does not prohibit a utilization management program established by a prepaid health clinic.
History.ss. 10, 11, ch. 84-313; s. 32, ch. 85-62; ss. 187, 188, ch. 91-108; s. 4, ch. 91-429.