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  324.048.  Citation — licensure based on skill and academic competence — prohibited conditions for licensure. — 1.  This section shall be known and may be cited as the "Medical Practice Freedom Act".

  2.  State licensure requirements for physicians, chiropractors, optometrists, and dentists in this state shall be granted based on demonstrated skill and academic competence.  Licensure approval for physicians, chiropractors, optometrists, and dentists in this state shall not be conditioned upon or related to participation in any public or private health insurance plan, public health care system, public service initiative, or emergency room coverage.

  3.  State licensure for physicians, chiropractors, optometrists, and dentists shall be conducted exclusively under chapters 334, 331, 336, and 332, respectively.

  4.  State licensure for physicians and optometrists shall not be conditioned upon or related to compliance with the meaningful use of electronic health records as set forth in 45 CFR 170.

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(L. 2016 H.B. 1682)


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