Terms Used In Florida Statutes 631.827
- HMO: means a health maintenance organization possessing a valid certificate of authority issued by the office pursuant to part I of chapter 641. See Florida Statutes 631.814
- Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, or voluntary organization. See Florida Statutes 631.814
- Plan: means the Florida Health Maintenance Organization Consumer Assistance Plan created by this part. See Florida Statutes 631.814
No person, including an HMO, agent, or affiliate of an HMO shall make, publish, disseminate, circulate, or place before the public, or cause, directly or indirectly, to be made, published, disseminated, circulated, or placed before the public, in any newspaper, magazine, or other publication, or in the form of a notice, circular, pamphlet, letter, or poster, or over any radio station or television station, or in any other way, any advertisement, announcement, or statement which uses the existence of the Health Maintenance Organization Consumer Assistance Plan of this state for the purpose of solicitation of subscribers in health maintenance organizations; provided, however, that this section shall not apply to the Florida Health Maintenance Organization Consumer Assistance Plan.