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Home Medical Equipment Providers

by Rep. Eagle and others (SB 996 by Senator Richter)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Health Policy Committee (HP)

The bill amends s. 400.93, F.S., to exempt physicians licensed to practice medicine, osteopathic medicine, or chiropractic medicine, who sell or rent electrostimulation medical equipment or supplies to their patients in the course of their practice from the requirement that they be licensed as a home medical equipment provider.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2015.

Vote: Senate 40-0; House 117-0