Bill Text: FL S1134 | 2014 | Regular Session | Comm Sub

Bill Title: Home Medical Equipment

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Failed) 2014-05-02 - Died in Appropriations [S1134 Detail]

Download: Florida-2014-S1134-Comm_Sub.html
       Florida Senate - 2014                             CS for SB 1134
       By the Committee on Health Policy; and Senator Detert
       588-03228-14                                          20141134c1
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to home medical equipment; amending
    3         section 400.93; exempting allopathic, osteopathic, and
    4         chiropractic physicians who sell or rent
    5         electrostimulation medical equipment and supplies to
    6         their patients in the course of their practice from
    7         licensure as home medical equipment providers;
    8         providing an effective date.
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   12         Section 1. Paragraph (k) is added to subsection (5) of
   13  section 400.93, Florida Statutes, is to read:
   14         400.93 Licensure required; exemptions; unlawful acts;
   15  penalties.—
   16         (5) The following are exempt from home medical equipment
   17  provider licensure, unless they have a separate company,
   18  corporation, or division that is in the business of providing
   19  home medical equipment and services for sale or rent to
   20  consumers at their regular or temporary place of residence
   21  pursuant to the provisions of this part:
   22         (k) Physicians licensed pursuant to chapter 458, chapter
   23  459, or chapter 460 for the sale or rental of electrostimulation
   24  medical equipment and electrostimulation medical equipment
   25  supplies to their patients in the course of their practice.
   26         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014.