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Chapter 459
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Chapter 459, Florida Statutes 2008



459.001  Purpose.

459.002  Chapter not applicable to practice of medicine, surgery, chiropractic medicine, etc.

459.003  Definitions.

459.004  Board of Osteopathic Medicine.

459.005  Rulemaking authority.

459.0055  General licensure requirements.

459.0075  Limited licenses.

459.0077  Osteopathic faculty certificate.

459.008  Renewal of licenses and certificates.

459.0081  Physician survey.

459.0082  Analysis of survey results; report.

459.0083  Confidentiality of certain information contained in physician workforce surveys.

459.0085  Financial responsibility.

459.009  Inactive status.

459.0092  Fees.

459.011  Privileges, obligations, and status of osteopathic physicians.

459.012  Itemized patient statement.

459.0122  Patient records; termination of osteopathic physician's practice.

459.0125  Breast cancer; information on treatment alternatives.

459.013  Penalty for violations.

459.0135  Drugs to treat obesity; rules establishing guidelines.

459.0141  Sexual misconduct in the practice of osteopathic medicine.

459.0145  Concerted effort to refuse emergency room treatment to patients; penalties.

459.015  Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the board and department.

459.0151  Emergency procedures for disciplinary action.

459.0152  Specialties.

459.016  Reports of disciplinary actions by medical organizations.

459.017  Osteopathic physician's consent; handwriting samples; mental or physical examinations.

459.018  Search warrants for certain violations.

459.019  Subpoena of certain records.

459.021  Registration of resident physicians, interns, and fellows; list of hospital employees; penalty.

459.022  Physician assistants.

459.023  Anesthesiologist assistants.

459.025  Formal supervisory relationships, standing orders, and established protocols; notice; standards.

459.026  Reports of adverse incidents in office practice settings.