Florida Senate - 2020                                    SB 1742
       By Senator Mayfield
       17-01545-20                                           20201742__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to home medical equipment providers;
    3         amending s. 400.93, F.S.; exempting allopathic,
    4         osteopathic, and chiropractic physicians who sell or
    5         rent electrostimulation medical equipment and supplies
    6         in the course of their practice from certain licensure
    7         requirements; providing an effective date.
    9  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   11         Section 1. Paragraph (l) is added to subsection (5) of
   12  section 400.93, Florida Statutes, to read:
   13         400.93 Licensure required; exemptions; unlawful acts;
   14  penalties.—
   15         (5) The following are exempt from home medical equipment
   16  provider licensure, unless they have a separate company,
   17  corporation, or division that is in the business of providing
   18  home medical equipment and services for sale or rent to
   19  consumers at their regular or temporary place of residence
   20  pursuant to the provisions of this part:
   21         (l)Physicians licensed under chapter 458 or chapter 459
   22  and chiropractic physicians licensed under chapter 460 for the
   23  sale or rental of electrostimulation medical equipment and
   24  electrostimulation medical equipment supplies to their patients
   25  in the course of their practice.
   26         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.