PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978
***** 333.2701 THIS SECTION IS AMENDED EFFECTIVE APRIL 9, 2017: See 333.2701.amended *****
As used in this part:
(a) "Board certified" means certified to practice in a particular medical speciality by a national board recognized by the American board of medical specialties or the American osteopathic association.
(b) "Certified nurse midwife" means an individual licensed as a registered professional nurse under part 172 who has been issued a specialty certification in the practice of nurse midwifery by the board of nursing under section 17210.
(c) "Certified nurse practitioner" means an individual licensed as a registered professional nurse under part 172 who has been issued a specialty certification as a nurse practitioner by the board of nursing under section 17210.
(d) "Dental school" means an accredited program for the training of individuals to become dentists.
(e) "Dentist" means an individual licensed to engage in the practice of dentistry under part 166.
(f) "Designated nurse" means a certified nurse midwife or certified nurse practitioner.
(g) "Designated physician" means a physician qualified in 1 of the physician specialty areas identified in section 2711.
(h) "Designated professional" means a designated physician, designated nurse, dentist, or physician's assistant.
(i) "Health resource shortage area" means a geographic area, population group, or health facility designated by the department under section 2717.
(j) "Medicaid" means benefits under the program of medical assistance established under title XIX of the social security act, 42 USC 1396 to 1396w-5, and administered by the department of human services under the social welfare act, 1939 PA 280, MCL 400.1 to 400.119b.
(k) "Medical school" means an accredited program for the training of individuals to become physicians.
(l) "Medicare" means benefits under the federal medicare program established under title XVIII of the social security act, 42 USC 1395 to 1395kkk-1.
(m) "National health service corps" means the agency established under 42 USC 254d.
(n) "Nurse" means an individual licensed to engage in the practice of nursing under part 172.
(o) "Nursing program" means an accredited program for the training of individuals to become nurses.
(p) "Physician" means an individual licensed as a physician under part 170 or an osteopathic physician under part 175.
(q) "Physician's assistant" means an individual licensed as a physician's assistant under part 170 or part 175.
(r) "Physician's assistant program" means an accredited program for the training of individuals to become physician's assistants.
(s) "Service obligation" means the contractual obligation undertaken by an individual under section 2705 or section 2707 to provide health care services for a determinable time period at a site designated by the department.
History: Add. 1990, Act 16, Eff. Oct. 1, 1990
Am. 2014, Act 172, Imd. Eff. June 17, 2014
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of certain powers and duties of the bureau of child and family services, with the exception of the women, infants, and children division, and the division of managed care the bureau of health systems, from the department of public health to the director of the department of community health, see E.R.O. No. 1996-1, compiled at MCL 330.3101 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.
Popular Name: Act 368
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