Patient brokering is against the law. Before you or someone you know enters into an arrangement to be paid for sending patients or residents for treatment, beware! There are very specific laws prohibiting patient brokering and violating them can land someone in prison for a very long time!
Please be familiar with the Florida and federal statutes prohibiting patient brokering. The Florida anti-patient brokering statute is below. In a future post, I’ll share the federal statute.
Florida Statute §817.505. Patient brokering prohibited; exceptions; penalties