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Rick Scott vetoes ‘carve out’ bill for doctors and chiropractors

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Saying statutes are “ripe with exemptions and carve outs,” Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday vetoed a bill that would have exempted physicians and chiropractors who sell or rent electrostimulation medical equipment to their patients from having to be licensed as home medical equipment providers. In a veto letter to Secretary of State Ken Detzner Scott said he agrees with the Legislature’s attempt to deregulate and remove burdensome regulations but carve outs “add additional levels of complexity to regulatory requirements while allowing…

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