64B15-7.006. Financial Responsibility  

Effective on Monday, August 15, 2016
  • 1Pursuant to Section 4456.048, F.S., 6all anesthesiologist assistants shall carry malpractice insurance or demonstrate proof of financial responsibility. Any applicant for licensure shall submit proof of compliance with Section 30456.048, F.S., 32or submit proof that the applicant meets the criteria to be granted an exemption to the Board office prior to licensure. All licensees shall submit such proof as a condition of biennial renewal or reactivation. Acceptable proof of financial responsibility shall include:

    74(1) Professional liability coverage of at least $100,000 per claim with a minimum annual aggregate of at least $300,000 from an authorized insurer under Section 101624.09, F.S., 103a surplus lines insurer under Section 109626.914(2), F.S., 111a joint underwriting association under Section 117627.351(4), F.S., 119a self-insurance plan under Section 124627.357, F.S., 126or a risk retention group under Section 133627.942, F.S.; 135or

    136(2) An unexpired irrevocable letter of credit as defined by Chapter 675, F.S., which is in the amount of at least $100,000 per claim with a minimum aggregate availability of at least $300,000 and which is payable to the anesthesiologist assistant as beneficiary. Any person claiming exemption from the financial responsibility law pursuant to Section 193456.048(2), F.S., 195must timely document such exemption at initial certification, biennial renewal, and reactivation.

    207(3) A licensee seeking to renew a license, reactivate an inactive license or update a previously filed financial responsibility disclosure must complete form DH-MQA 1088, Anesthesiologist Assistant Financial Responsibility, (Rev. 4/16), 238which is hereby adopted and incorporated by reference and can be obtained from the website at 254http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=256Re257f-07282 258or 259from the Board’s website at http://flboardofmedicine.gov/licensing/anesthesiologist-assistant-licensure/. The licensee may also obtain the form by contacting the Board of Medicine at 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C03, Tallahassee, FL 32399-3253.

    288Rulemaking Authority 290456.048, 291459.005, 292459.023 FS. 294Law Implemented 296456.048, 297459.023 FS. 299History–New 8-2-05, Amended 8-15-16.