439A.740 - J-1 visa physician: Duties and requirements

439A.740. J-1 visa physician: Duties and requirements

A J-1 visa physician must be in the final year of residency or a fellowship program or be requesting a transfer from the J-1 visa waiver program of another state and shall:

1. Comply with the requirements of 8 U.S.C. ยง 1184(k).

2. If the J-1 visa physician will prescribe or dispense controlled substances:

(a) Obtain any certificate or registration required by chapters 453 and 639 of NRS and any regulations adopted pursuant thereto; and

(b) Register with the Drug Enforcement Administration of the United States Department of Justice.

3. Accept patients who are enrolled in Medicaid, Medicare or Nevada Check Up.

4. Provide care and services based on the sliding scale of fees filed with the Administrator pursuant to subsection 5 of NAC 439A.735.

5. Only work in a location approved by the Administrator.

6. Submit an affidavit to the Administrator once every 6 months which attests that the J-1 visa physician worked at least 40 hours each week at a location approved by the Administrator.

Added to NAC by Bd. of Health by R138-10, eff. 5-5-2011; A by R017-20A, eff. 8-26-2020

NRS 439.200, 439A.170, 439A.175

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