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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 8. Business and Professions
- Chapter 64. Medicine
- Section 275. Temporary Permit For Locum Tenens Practice.
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AS 08.64.275. Temporary Permit For Locum Tenens Practice.
- (a) A member of the board or its executive secretary may grant a temporary permit to a physician or osteopath for the
- (1) substituting for another physician or osteopath licensed in this state;
- (2) being temporarily employed by a physician or osteopath licensed in this state while that physician or osteopath
evaluates the permittee for permanent employment; or
- (3) being temporarily employed by a hospital or community mental health center while the facility attempts to fill a
vacant permanent physician or osteopath staff position with a physician or osteopath licensed in this state.
- (b) A physician applying under (a) of this section shall pay the required fee and shall meet the requirements of AS 08.64.279
and the requirements of either AS 08.64.200
or 08.64.225. In addition, the physician shall submit
evidence of holding a license to practice medicine in a state or territory of the United States or in a province or
territory of Canada.
- (c) An osteopath applying under (a) of this section shall pay the required fee and shall meet the requirements of AS 08.64.205
and 08.64.279. In addition, the osteopath shall
submit evidence of holding a license to practice in a state or territory of the United States or in a province or
territory of Canada.
- (d) Within 10 days after the permit has been granted, the board member shall forward to the department a report of the
issuance of the permit.
- (e) A permit issued under this section is initially valid for 90 consecutive calendar days. Upon request by a permittee, a
permit issued under this section shall be extended for 60 calendar days by the board or its designee if, before the
expiration of the initial 90-day permit, the permittee submits to the department a completed application form and the
fee required for licensure under this chapter, except that the board may refuse to grant a request for an extension for
the same reasons the board may refuse to grant a license under AS 08.64.240
. Permits and extensions of permits issued to an individual under this section are not valid for more than 240 calendar
days during any consecutive 24 months.
- (f) Notwithstanding (e) of this section, a permit issued under this section may be extended by the board or its designee
for a time period that exceeds the limit established in (e) of this section if the board or its designee determines
that the extension is necessary in order to provide essential medical services for the protection of public health and
safety and the board has received a
- (1) clearance report from the National Practitioner Data Bank;
- (2) physician profile from the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association;
- (3) clearance report from the United States Drug Enforcement Administration; and
- (4) completed application form and the fee required for licensure under this chapter.
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