Maryland Code, Health-General § 19-357

(a) A person who operates a hospital or related institution may not ask for or receive any rebate, commission, or other consideration from a pharmacy or other provider of drugs, prescriptions, or pharmaceutical services.

(b) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $500 and is subject to suspension or revocation of the license.

(c) In addition to the penalties provided in subsection (b) of this section, the Department may declare a person who violates this section to be ineligible to participate in the Maryland Medical Assistance Program.


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