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HB 2457 Medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, or chiropractic, practitioners of; inactive license, charity care.

Introduced by: R. Steven Landes | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS PASSED HOUSE: (all summaries)

Practitioners of medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, or chiropractic; retiree license. Provides that the Board of Medicine may issue a retiree license to any doctor of medicine, osteopathy, podiatry, or chiropractic who holds a valid unrestricted license to practice in the Commonwealth upon receipt of a request and submission of the required fee. The bill provides that a person to whom a retiree license has been issued shall not be required to meet continuing competency requirements for the first biennial renewal of such license. The bill also provides that a person to whom a retiree license has been issued may only engage in the practice of medicine, osteopathy, podiatry or chiropractic for the purpose of providing charity care or in-home health care services to patients for whom travel is a barrier to receiving health care.


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