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10.40.06.00.htm 10.40.06.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 40 BOARD OF PODIATRIC MEDICAL EXAMINERS Chapter 06 Advertising Authority: Health Occupations Article, §16-205(a)1) and 16-311(a)20) Annotated Code of Maryland
10.40.06.01.htm 10.40.06.01. 01 Scope.. These regulations govern advertising by all podiatrists in Maryland..
10.40.06.02.htm 10.40.06.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following words have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Advertising" means calling to the attention of the public the services one has to offer.. 2) "Board" means the State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners.. 3) "Podiatrist" means an individual who holds, or is required to hold, a current license to practice podiatry in Maryland.
10.40.06.03.htm 10.40.06.03. 03 Advertising.. A. A podiatrist may advertise the services offered by the podiatrist subject to the provisions of this regulation.B. Advertisements. Subject to Regulation .04, of this chapter, a podiatrist may place advertisements in any form of print or electronic media.C. An advertisement may not include statements:. 1) Containing misrepresentation of facts;. 2) Likely to mislead or deceive because in context the statement makes only a partial disclosure of relevant facts;
10.40.06.04.htm 10.40.06.04. 04 Solicitation.. A. A podiatrist may not engage in solicitation, including but not limited to, in person, telephone, or direct mail solicitation which:1) Amounts to fraud, undue influence, intimidation or over reaching; or. 2) Contains statements which would be improper under Regulation .03C of this chapter.. B. A podiatrist shall be accountable under this regulation if the podiatrist uses an agent, partnership, professional association, or health maintenance organization to implem
10.40.06.05.htm 10.40.06.05. 05 Advertisement of Free, Discounted, or Reduced Fee Podiatric Goods or Services.. A. It is false and misleading advertising for a podiatrist to advertise or otherwise represent that any goods or services (for example, examination or X-rays) shall be offered or performed for:1) Free when the podiatrist in fact requests or receives a fee for reimbursement, directly or indirectly, for providing those goods or services; or2) A discounted or reduced fee when the podiatrist
10.40.06.06.htm 10.40.06.06. 06 Penalties for Violation.. The Board may enforce this chapter against the podiatrist by any appropriate ground for disciplinary action, under Health Occupations Article, §16-311, Annotated Code of Maryland.
10.40.06.9999.htm 10.40.06.9999. Administrative History Effective date: April 4, 1988 (15:7 Md. R. 849). Regulation .02B amended effective March 5, 1990 (17:4 Md. R. 497). Regulation .03C amended effective March 5, 1990 (17:4 Md. R. 497). Regulation .05 recodified to .06 and new Regulation .05 adopted effective October 12, 1992 (19:20 Md. R. 1815)
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