Florida AG consumer complaints re: elder care company

CJ Ciaramella filed this request with the Office of the Attorney General - Florida of Florida.


From: CJ Ciaramella

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Florida Sunshine Law, I hereby request the following records:

- Any consumer complaints filed to the Attorney General's office regarding "Advocates for the Aging", an elder care company based in Melbourne, Florida.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days.


CJ Ciaramella

From: Office of the Attorney General - Florida


We have received your public records request.

Thank you,

Whitney Ray
Director of Communications

Office of the Attorney General Ashley Moody
(850) 245-0150

PL-01, The Capitol
Tallahassee, Florida 32399

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From: Office of the Attorney General - Florida


Please see the records responsive to your request attached.

In connection with this request, please note the following:

* Patient medical records made by health care practitioners may not be furnished to any person other than the patient, his or her legal representative or other health care practitioners and providers involved in the patient's care and treatment without written authorization, except as provided by sections 440.13(4)(c), 456.057, Florida Statutes. Section 456.057(7)(a), Florida Statutes. The recipient of patient records, if other than the patient or the patient's representative, may use such information only for the purpose provided and may not disclose any information to any other person or entity, unless expressly permitted by the written consent of the patient. See Sections 395.3025(7) (hospital patient records) and 456.057(11), Florida Statutes (health care practitioner patient records); Atty Gen. Opn. 91-10 (clinical records maintain their confidentiality even when disclosed to another agency).

Thank you,