Sec. 12 AAC 40.981 - Federal licensure exemptions for persons who practice in an Alaska tribal health program

ยง 12 AAC 40.981. Federal licensure exemptions for persons who practice in an Alaska tribal health program

(a) A person who practices medicine, podiatry, or osteopathy, or who practices as a physician assistant or mobile intensive care paramedic, in a tribal health program in this state must be licensed by the board unless they notify the board that they are practicing under another license in accordance with 25 U .S.C. 1621t (sec. 221, Indian Health Care Improvement Act). Notice required under this section must be received no later than 14 days after employment at a tribal health program in this state, and must include

(1) proof of a current active license in another state;

(2) proof of employment by a tribal health program that is operating under an agreement with the federal Indian Health Service under 25 U.S.C. 450 - 458 ddd-2 (Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act).

(b) A person practicing under the exemption may not practice beyond the scope of the other state license.

(Eff. 8/24/2016, Register 219, October 2016)

Authority:AS 08.64.107

AS 08.64.170

AS 08.64.313

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