Allied Health Care Professionals
The following major bills have been introduced to date in the 2013 North Dakota Legislative Assembly relating to allied health care professionals.
SB 2051: raising the maximum to chiropractic licensure fees from $200 to $500.00.
SB 2062: relating to job protections of emergency responders.
SB 2080: relating to premium payments, workers' compensation premiums, penalties for failure to secure coverage, assignment of claims, and volunteer health practitioner benefits; and to provide for application.
SB 2082: relating to massage therapy licensure and the board of massage. This bill would allow a school to charge a fee and students may accept tips under a policy set by the School and allow the board may approve alternate educational methods or methodology for applicants to complete educational requirements if the applicant has graduated from a school of massage that is accredited by a national or regional accrediting agency recognized by the United States department of education.
SB 2083: relating to exemptions from clinical laboratory practice licensing to include Perfusionists performing clinical laboratory tests for hematology, coagulation, and
chemistry during the course of a patient's perfusion procedures and personnel of the division of laboratory services of the state department of health participating in the centers for disease control and prevention's chemical terrorism toxic metals determination program.
SB 2084: relating to the practice and licensing of dental hygienists and dentists and the ownership of a practice.
SB 2087: relating to changing the renewal and late fees for Podiatrists.
SB 2088: relating to athletic trainers. This bill changes the definition of atletic trainers to a health care professional who collaborates with physicians to optimize patient and client activity and participation in athletics, work, and life. And includes the practice of prevention, examination and diagnosis, recognition, evaluation, management, treatment
SB 2089: relating to state board of pharmacy prescription monitoring programs. The board shall establish and update rules to direct dispensers on the version of the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy Rules - Based Standard Implementation Guide for Prescription Monitoring Programs in which the dispensing history must be submitted to the central repository.
SB 2113: At the request of the Adjutant General a BILL to amend section 44-04-18.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to confidentiality of emergency responder peer or group counseling session records relating to critical incident stress management.
SCR 4002: A concurrent resolution directing the Legislative Management to study the feasibility and desirability of community paramedics providing additional clinical and public health services, particularly in rural areas of the state.
HB 1086: relating to the powers of the board of podiatric medicine in investigating and prosecuting complaints, and allows the board to subpoena witnesses and podiatrists and hospital records.
any podiatrist under investigation.
HB 1088: relating to state health officer written orders. It provides that such orders issued under this section shall have the same effect as a physician's standing medical order.
HB 1091: This bill revises the nursing practices act to include the following:
HB 1092: relating to the licensing of audiologists and the composition of the board of examiners on audiology and speech language pathology; and to provide an effective date.
HB 1094: Respiratory care is implemented on an order from a licensed physician, certified nurse practitioner, or physician's assistant