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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXII
REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Chapter 459
OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE
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F.S. 459.0082
1459.0082 Analysis of survey results; report.
(1) Each year, the Department of Health shall analyze the results of the physician survey required by s. 459.0081 and determine by geographic area and specialty the number of physicians who:
(a) Perform deliveries of children in this state.
(b) Read mammograms and perform breast-imaging-guided procedures in this state.
(c) Perform emergency care on an on-call basis for a hospital emergency department.
(d) Plan to reduce or increase emergency on-call hours in a hospital emergency department.
(e) Plan to relocate outside the state.
(f) Practice medicine in this state.
(g) Plan to reduce or modify the scope of their practice.
(2) The Department of Health must report its findings to the Governor, the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives by November 1 each year. The department shall also include in its report findings, recommendations, and strategic planning activities as provided in s. 381.4018. The department may also include other information requested by the Physician Workforce Advisory Council.
History.s. 3, ch. 2007-172; s. 31, ch. 2010-161.
1Note.Also published at s. 458.3192.