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Article - Health Occupations


    (a)    Except as otherwise provided in this section, a podiatrist may practice only under the name on the license of the podiatrist.

    (b)    This section does not prohibit a podiatrist from practicing in a professional association, limited liability company, or in any other group practice otherwise allowed by law.

    (c)    This section does not prohibit a podiatrist from advertising under a trade name in connection with the practice of podiatry if:

        (1)    The use of the trade name is not deceptive or misleading;

        (2)    The advertisement in which the trade name appears includes:

            (i)    The name of the licensed podiatrist; or

            (ii)    The name of the licensed podiatrist and the name of the business entity under which podiatric services are provided;

        (3)    The name of the licensed podiatrist who provides podiatric services appears on:

            (i)    The billing invoices; and

            (ii)    Any billing receipts given to a patient; and

        (4)    Treatment records are maintained and clearly identify the licensed podiatrist who performed the podiatric treatment or service for any patient.

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