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