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Title XXXII
REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Chapter 456
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS: GENERAL PROVISIONS
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CHAPTER 456
CHAPTER 456
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS: GENERAL PROVISIONS
456.001
Definitions.
456.002
Applicability.
456.003
Legislative intent; requirements.
456.004
Department; powers and duties.
456.005
Long-range policy planning.
456.006
Contacting boards through department.
456.007
Board members.
456.008
Accountability and liability of board members.
456.009
Legal and investigative services.
456.011
Boards; organization; meetings; compensation and travel expenses.
456.012
Board rules; final agency action; challenges.
456.013
Department; general licensing provisions.
456.014
Public inspection of information required from applicants; exceptions; examination hearing.
456.015
Limited licenses.
456.016
Use of professional testing services.
456.017
Examinations.
456.018
Penalty for theft or reproduction of an examination.
456.019
Restriction on requirement of citizenship.
456.021
Qualification of immigrants for examination to practice a licensed profession or occupation.
456.022
Foreign-trained professionals; special examination and license provisions.
456.023
Exemption for certain out-of-state or foreign professionals; limited practice permitted.
456.024
Members of Armed Forces in good standing with administrative boards or the department; spouses.
456.025
Fees; receipts; disposition.
456.026
Annual report concerning finances, administrative complaints, disciplinary actions, and recommendations.
456.027
Education; accreditation.
456.028
Consultation with postsecondary education boards prior to adoption of changes to training requirements.
456.029
Education; substituting demonstration of competency for clock-hour requirements.
456.031
Requirement for instruction on domestic violence.
456.032
Hepatitis B or HIV carriers.
456.033
Requirement for instruction for certain licensees on HIV and AIDS.
456.034
Athletic trainers and massage therapists; requirement for instruction on HIV and AIDS.
456.035
Address of record.
456.036
Licenses; active and inactive status; delinquency.
456.037
Business establishments; requirements for active status licenses; delinquency; discipline; applicability.
456.038
Renewal and cancellation notices.
456.039
Designated health care professionals; information required for licensure.
456.0391
Advanced registered nurse practitioners; information required for certification.
456.0392
Prescription labeling.
456.041
Practitioner profile; creation.
456.042
Practitioner profiles; update.
456.043
Practitioner profiles; data storage.
456.044
Practitioner profiles; rules; workshops.
456.045
Practitioner profiles; maintenance of superseded information.
456.046
Practitioner profiles; confidentiality.
456.048
Financial responsibility requirements for certain health care practitioners.
456.049
Health care practitioners; reports on professional liability claims and actions.
456.051
Reports of professional liability actions; bankruptcies; Department of Health’s responsibility to provide.
456.052
Disclosure of financial interest by production.
456.053
Financial arrangements between referring health care providers and providers of health care services.
456.054
Kickbacks prohibited.
456.055
Chiropractic and podiatric health care; denial of payment; limitation.
456.056
Treatment of Medicare beneficiaries; refusal, emergencies, consulting physicians.
456.057
Ownership and control of patient records; report or copies of records to be furnished.
456.0575
Duty to notify patients.
456.058
Disposition of records of deceased practitioners or practitioners relocating or terminating practice.
456.059
Communications confidential; exceptions.
456.061
Practitioner disclosure of confidential information; immunity from civil or criminal liability.
456.062
Advertisement by a health care practitioner of free or discounted services; required statement.
456.063
Sexual misconduct; disqualification for license, certificate, or registration.
456.0635
Medicaid fraud; disqualification for license, certificate, or registration.
456.065
Unlicensed practice of a health care profession; intent; cease and desist notice; penalties; enforcement; citations; fees; allocation and disposition of moneys collected.
456.066
Prosecution of criminal violations.
456.067
Penalty for giving false information.
456.068
Toll-free telephone number for reporting of complaints.
456.069
Authority to inspect.
456.071
Power to administer oaths, take depositions, and issue subpoenas.
456.072
Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement.
456.0721
Practitioners in default on student loan or scholarship obligations; investigation; report.
456.073
Disciplinary proceedings.
456.074
Certain health care practitioners; immediate suspension of license.
456.075
Criminal proceedings against licensees; appearances by department representatives.
456.076
Treatment programs for impaired practitioners.
456.077
Authority to issue citations.
456.078
Mediation.
456.079
Disciplinary guidelines.
456.081
Publication of information.
456.082
Disclosure of confidential information.
456.36
Health care professionals; exemption from disqualification from employment or contracting.
456.38
Practitioner registry for disasters and emergencies.
456.41
Complementary or alternative health care treatments.
456.42
Written prescriptions for medicinal drugs.
456.43
Electronic prescribing for medicinal drugs.
456.50
Repeated medical malpractice.