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      RS 37:1291.1     


§1291.1.  Out-of-state physician orders

A.  The board may adopt rules, in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, exempting application of this Part to an out-of-state physician who orders routine diagnostic testing for an established patient, provided the physician-patient relationship was initiated through an in-person, face-to-face visit with the physician in another state, the order can be verified, and the results of all testing are provided directly to the ordering out-of-state physician.  A health care facility or provider that is presented such an order may choose not to recognize such an order.

B.  For the purposes of this Section, "out-of-state physician" means a physician who is duly licensed to practice medicine in any state or jurisdiction in the United States other than Louisiana.

Acts 2011, No. 44, §1.

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