Medical Practice Acts

Medical Practice Acts

Any laws that govern the practice of medicine.
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State courts in Pennsylvania and New York have ruled that clinical laboratory testing is not the practice of medicine and is not subject to regulation by state medical practice acts.
The second flaw is that Clement and Tribe state that the use of LDTs may be regulated by CLIA; however, if LDTs are the practice of medicine, then they can only be regulated by state medical practice acts.
Also, while most medical practice acts do not explicitly mention allopathic, they implicitly are limiting practice to allopathy by only licensing allopathic or osteopathic physicians.
In that latter capacity, boards take disciplinary actions against physicians licensed in their states who violate the state Medical Practice Acts.
We also ascertained whether online complaint forms and copies of the Medical Practice Acts were provided.
In an effort to crack down locally, about a third of states have amended their medical practice acts to require a physical examination as part of a legitimate online doctor-patient relationship.
From that decade onward, the states have told citizens whom they could patronize for medical care, by way of the Medical Practice Acts, put in place in response to the Flexner Report.
From that decade onward, the states have told their citizens whom they could patronize for their medical care, by way of the Medical Practice Acts, put in place in response to the Flexner Report.
In conclusion, ANA strongly believes that it is inappropriate for organized medicine to advise legislators, policy makers and boards of medicine to regulate, either directly or indirectly, the scope of practice of licensed providers whose scope of practice is authorized in statues other than medical practice acts and who are not regulated by boards of medicine.
It is not the purview of physician organizations to advise consumers, legislators, regulators, policy makers or payers regarding the scope of practice of licensed healthcare professionals whose practice is authorized in statutes other than medical practice acts.
We, therefore, will object when proponents of limited government propose to do away with the FDA or medical practice acts.
In addition, such actions may be prohibited by state Medical Practice Acts in some jurisdictions.

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