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  1  1    Section 1.  Section 135.24, subsection 1, Code 1997, is
  1  2 amended to read as follows:
  1  3    1.  The director shall establish within the department a
  1  4 program to provide to eligible hospitals, clinics, or other
  1  5 health care facilities, health care referral programs, or
  1  6 charitable organizations, free medical and dental services
  1  7 given on a voluntary basis by health care providers.  A
  1  8 participating health care provider shall register with the
  1  9 department and obtain from the department a list of eligible,
  1 10 participating hospitals, clinics, or other health care
  1 11 facilities, health care referral programs, or charitable
  1 12 organizations.
  1 13    Sec. 2.  Section 135.24, subsection 2, paragraphs a and b,
  1 14 Code 1997, are amended to read as follows:
  1 15    a.  Procedures for registration of health care providers
  1 16 deemed qualified by the board of medical examiners, the board
  1 17 of physician assistant examiners, the board of dental
  1 18 examiners, and the board of nursing.
  1 19    b.  Criteria for and identification of hospitals, clinics,
  1 20 or other health care facilities, health care referral
  1 21 programs, or charitable organizations, eligible to participate
  1 22 in the provision of free medical or dental services through
  1 23 the volunteer health care provider program.  A health care
  1 24 facility, a health care referral program, a charitable
  1 25 organization, or a health care provider participating in the
  1 26 program shall not bill or charge a patient for any health care
  1 27 provider service provided under the volunteer health care
  1 28 provider program.
  1 29    Sec. 3.  Section 135.24, subsection 3, paragraph b, Code
  1 30 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  1 31    b.  Provided medical or dental services through a hospital,
  1 32 clinic, or other health care facility, health care referral
  1 33 program, or charitable organization listed as eligible and
  1 34 participating by the department pursuant to subsection 1.
  1 35    Sec. 4.  Section 135.24, subsection 4, Code 1997, is
  2  1 amended to read as follows:
  2  2    4.  For the purposes of this section, "charitable
  2  3 organization" means a charitable organization within the
  2  4 meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
  2  5 which has as its primary purpose the sponsorship or support of
  2  6 programs designed to improve the quality, awareness, and
  2  7 availability of medical or dental services to children and to
  2  8 serve as a funding mechanism for provision of medical or
  2  9 dental services, including but not limited to immunizations,
  2 10 to children in this state.
  2 11    Sec. 5.  Section 135.24, subsection 5, Code 1997, is
  2 12 amended to read as follows:
  2 13    5.  For the purposes of this section, "health care
  2 14 provider" means a physician licensed under chapter 148, 150,
  2 15 or 150A, a physician assistant licensed and practicing under a
  2 16 supervising physician pursuant to chapter 148C, a licensed
  2 17 practical nurse, or a registered nurse, or a dentist licensed
  2 18 to practice under chapter 153.  
  2 19                           EXPLANATION 
  2 20    This bill includes dentists in the definition of "health
  2 21 care provider" for the purposes of eligibility under the
  2 22 volunteer health care provider program.  
  2 23 LSB 3719SS 77
  2 24 pf/jl/8
     

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