N.Y. Public Health Law Section 588
Violations and penalties


1.

Any health services purveyor, clinical laboratory, or any agent, employee or fiduciary of a health services purveyor or clinical laboratory who violates the provisions of § 586 (Payment for services)section five hundred eighty-six of this title, or any rule or regulation adopted pursuant thereto, is guilty of a class A misdemeanor and shall be punishable in accordance with the provisions of the penal law.

2.

Any health services purveyor, clinical laboratory, or any agent, employee or fiduciary of a health services purveyor or clinical laboratory who violates the provisions of § 587 (Prohibited practices)section five hundred eighty-seven of this title, or any rule or regulation adopted pursuant thereto, is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punishable by:

(a)

a term of imprisonment in accordance with the penal law; or

(b)

a fine of not less than five hundred dollars nor more than ten thousand dollars; or

(c)

if the defendant has gained money or property through a violation of the provisions of this section, a fine in an amount, fixed by the court, not to exceed double the amount of the defendant’s gain from a violation of such provisions. In such event, the provisions of subdivision three of section 80.00 of the penal law shall be applicable to the sentence; or

(d)

both the imprisonment and the fine.

Source: Section 588 — Violations and penalties, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PBH/588 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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