Title: Section 34-1.3 - Referrals prohibited

Effective Date

12/26/2001

34-1.3 Referrals prohibited.

Except as provided in this Part or in Public Health Law Article 2 Title II-D, a practitioner authorized to order clinical laboratory services, pharmacy services, radiation therapy services, or x-ray or imaging services may not make a referral for such services to a health care provider authorized to provide such services where such practitioner or immediate family member of such practitioner has a financial relationship with such health care provider. A referral shall not be construed to include an arrangement whereby a treating practitioner makes arrangements with another covering practitioner for the treatment and/or care of the treating practitioner's patients for services routinely provided by the treating practitioner when the treating practitioner is unavailable to treat such patients. (a) Effective December 8, 2002, physical therapy services shall be subject to all applicable provisions of this Subpart governing designated health services to the same extent that clinical laboratory services, pharmacy services, radiation therapy services, or x-ray or imaging services are subject to this Subpart, including, but not limited to, provisions governing prohibited referrals, disclosure requirements, disclosure forms and financial relationships.

Volume

VOLUME A-1 (Title 10)

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