73. A physician must refrain:
(1) from seeking or obtaining a financial benefit other than the physician’s fees from the prescription of apparatus, examinations or medications, either directly, indirectly or through an enterprise controlled by the physician or in which the physician takes part;
(2) from granting, in the practice of his profession, any benefit, commission or rebate to any person whatsoever;
(3) from accepting, in his capacity as a physician or by using his title of physician, any commission, rebate or material benefit with the exception of customary presents and gifts of modest value.
Despite subparagraph 1 of the first paragraph, a physician may make a profit from the sale or marketing of an apparatus or examination that the physician prescribes and has developed or contributed to its development, directly, indirectly or through an enterprise controlled by the physician or in which the physician takes part, in which case the physician must so inform the patient.
O.C. 1213-2002, s. 73; O.C. 39-2008, s. 3; O.C. 1113-2014, s. 14; O.C. 1122-2016.