Section 483.201, Florida Statutes 2009
483.201 Grounds for disciplinary action against clinical laboratories.--In addition to the requirements of part II of chapter 408, the following acts constitute grounds for which a disciplinary action specified in s. 483.221 may be taken against a clinical laboratory:
(1) Permitting unauthorized persons to perform technical procedures or to issue reports.
(2) Demonstrating incompetence or making consistent errors in the performance of clinical laboratory examinations and procedures or erroneous reporting.
(3) Performing a test and rendering a report thereon to a person not authorized by law to receive such services.
(4) Knowingly having professional connection with or knowingly lending the use of the name of the licensed clinical laboratory or its director to an unlicensed clinical laboratory.
(5) Violating or aiding and abetting in the violation of any provision of this part or the rules adopted under this part.
(6) Failing to file any report required by the provisions of this part or the rules adopted under this part.
(7) Reporting a test result for a clinical specimen if the test was not performed on the clinical specimen.
(8) Performing and reporting tests in a specialty or subspecialty in which the laboratory is not licensed.
(9) Knowingly advertising false services or credentials.
(10) Failing to correct deficiencies within the time required by the agency.
History.--s. 20, ch. 67-248; ss. 19, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 3, ch. 76-168; s. 2, ch. 77-48; s. 401, ch. 77-147; s. 1, ch. 77-457; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 18, 29, 30, ch. 83-276; s. 19, ch. 93-40; ss. 14, 25, ch. 93-178; s. 189, ch. 2007-230.