55 Pa. Code § 1225.2 - Definitions

Current through Register Vol. 51, No. 52, December 25, 2021

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

CRNP-Certified registered nurse practitioner-An individual currently certified by the State Board of Medicine and the State Board of Nursing as a CRNP within the scope of the Medical Practice Act of 1974 (63 P. S. § § 421.1-421.18) (Repealed).

FPIS-Family planning invoicing system-A computerized billing system whereby the Family Planning Council or family planning clinic receives payment for several levels of family planning examinations, specific laboratory tests performed at the clinic site and for dispensing specific family planning drugs and devices at the clinic site.

Family planning services-Diagnosis, treatment, drugs, supplies and related counseling which are provided to individuals of child bearing age to enable the individuals to determine freely the number and spacing of their children.

Hospital outpatient family planning clinic-A hospital affiliated facility that provides family planning services on an outpatient basis.

Independent family planning clinic-A free-standing facility operated by a public or private organization which provides family planning services on an outpatient basis.

Physician-An individual currently licensed by the State Board of Medicine or the State Board of Osteopathic Medicine to practice medicine and surgery under section 10 of the Medical Practice Act of 1974 (63 P. S. § 421.10) (Repealed) or the Osteopathic Medical Practice Act (63 P. S. § § 271.1-271.18).

Physician assistant-An individual currently certified by the State Board of Medicine or the State Board of Osteopathic Medicine as a physician assistant within the scope of the Medical Practice Act of 1974 (63 P. S. § § 421.1-421.18) (Repealed) or the Osteopathic Medical Practice Act (63 P. S. § § 271.1-271.18).

Registered nurse-An individual currently licensed in this Commonwealth by the State Board of Nursing to practice professional nursing within the scope of the Professional Nursing Law (63 P. S. § § 211-225).

Notes

55 Pa. Code § 1225.2
The provisions of this § 1225.2 adopted December 5, 1980, effective December 1, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 4607.

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