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49 Pa. Code § 29.27. Permitted business practices.

§ 29.27. Permitted business practices.

 (a)  A podiatrist may offer laboratory services to other health care practitioners, if the podiatrist’s laboratory is equipped, staffed and utilized in compliance with general professional standards.

 (b)  A podiatrist may practice podiatry alone or with one or more other podiatrists in the form of a professional corporation or a partnership in compliance with 15 Pa.C.S. § §  2901—2907 and 8101—8365.

 (c)  A podiatrist may practice podiatry in the form of a professional corporation or a partnership with one or more chiropractors, physicians, optometrists, osteopathic physicians, dentists and psychologists, if the corporation or the partnership is also authorized by Chapters 5, 16, 23, 25, 33 and 41.

 (d)  A sole proprietorship, partnership or professional corporation engaged in the practice of podiatry may make use of a fictitious name under 15 Pa.C.S. §  2921 (relating to corporate name) and 54 Pa.C.S. § §  301—332 (relating to the Fictitious Names Act).

 (e)  The Board will evaluate fictitious names to determine that they are not misleading or deceptive. The Board will disapprove a fictitious name if it is misleading or deceptive.


   The provisions of this §  29.27 adopted August 3, 1984, effective August 4, 1984, 14 Pa.B. 2860; amended November 29, 1991, effective November 30, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 5524. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (135675).

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