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Physicians; private sector services.
F.S. 391.037
391.037 Physicians; private sector services.It is not a violation of s. 112.313(7) for a physician licensed under chapter 458 or chapter 459 who is providing private sector services to clients of the department or who is employed by or has a contractual relationship with any business entity or agency that is a contract provider for the department to also be employed by the department to provide services under this chapter or chapter 39 if:
(1) The physician does not enter into contracts with the department on behalf of any business entity or agency with whom the physician is employed or has an employment or contractual relationship.
(2) The physician’s private sector employment or contractual relationship does not create a conflict between the physician’s private sector interests and public duties or impede the full and faithful discharge of the physician’s public duties as an employee of the department.
(3) The physician’s employment with the department does not compromise the ability of department clients to make a voluntary choice among department-referred physicians and private providers for their medical services.
History.s. 16, ch. 2001-53.