Florida Senate - 2023                          SENATOR AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 356
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Floor: WD            .                                
             04/27/2023 09:07 AM       .                                

       Senator Boyd moved the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 161 - 290
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 5. Present paragraph (mm) of subsection (1) of
    6  section 466.028, Florida Statutes, is redesignated as paragraph
    7  (pp), and a new paragraph (mm) and paragraphs (nn) and (oo) are
    8  added to that subsection, to read:
    9         466.028 Grounds for disciplinary action; action by the
   10  board.—
   11         (1) The following acts constitute grounds for denial of a
   12  license or disciplinary action, as specified in s. 456.072(2):
   13         (mm) Failure by the dentist of record, before the initial
   14  diagnosis and correction of a malposition of human teeth or
   15  initial use of an orthodontic appliance, to perform an in-person
   16  examination of the patient or obtain records from an in-person
   17  examination within the last 6 months and to perform a review of
   18  the patient’s most recent diagnostic digital or conventional
   19  radiographs or other equivalent bone imaging suitable for
   20  orthodontia.
   21         (nn)For dental services provided in-person or through
   22  telehealth by an individual, a partnership, a corporation, or
   23  any other entity, failing to provide each patient with the name,
   24  contact telephone number, after-hours contact information for
   25  emergencies, and, upon the patient’s request, the license
   26  information of each dentist who is providing dental services to
   27  the patient.
   28         (oo)For dental services provided through telehealth by an
   29  individual, a partnership, a corporation, or any other entity,
   30  failing to designate a dentist of record and make available,
   31  before the rendering of such services and upon the patient’s
   32  request, the name, telephone number, practice address, and state
   33  license number for the dentist of record and any other dentist
   34  who will be involved in the provision of dental services to the
   35  patient through telehealth.
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   38  And the title is amended as follows:
   39         Delete lines 22 - 27
   40  and insert:
   41         amending s. 466.028, F.S.; providing additional
   42         grounds for disciplinary action against dental
   43         practitioners; providing an