845 IAC 1-6-5 - Referrals

Authority: IC 25-29-1-3

Affected: IC 25-29-1-6.1

Sec. 5.

A podiatrist may, whenever the podiatrist believes it to be beneficial to the patient, send or refer a patient to a qualified specific professional health care provider's scope of practice. Prior to any such referral, however, the podiatrist shall examine or consult with the patient to insure that a condition exists in the patient which would be within the scope of practice of the specific professional health care provider to whom the patient is referred or sent.


845 IAC 1-6-5
Board of Podiatric Medicine; 845 IAC 1-6-5; filed Apr 12, 1984, 8:28 a.m.: 7 IR 1534; readopted filed Jun 13, 2001, 11:45 a.m.: 24 IR 3823; readopted filed Jul 19, 2007, 12:55 p.m.: 20070808-IR-845070056RFA; readopted filed November 25, 2013, 9:19 a.m.: 20131225-IR-845130275RFA Readopted filed 11/12/2019, 9:11 a.m.: 20191211-IR-845190075RFA

Transferred from the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana ( 844 IAC 8-6-5 ) to the Board of Podiatric Medicine ( 845 IAC 1-6-5 ) by P.L. 33-1993, SECTION 76, effective July 1, 1993.

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