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Patient records; termination of osteopathic physician's practice.
Section 459.0122, Florida Statutes 2004

459.0122  Patient records; termination of osteopathic physician's practice.--The board shall provide by rule for the handling of the medical records of an osteopathic physician licensed under this chapter which pertain to the osteopathic physician's patients and which are in existence at the time an osteopathic physician sells or otherwise terminates a practice. The rules shall provide for notification of the patient and for an opportunity for the patient to request the transfer to the patient or another physician of the patient's records upon payment of actual costs for such transfer.

History.--ss. 14, 29, ch. 86-290; s. 4, ch. 91-429.