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49 Pa. Code § 29.52. Requirements for applicants.

§ 29.52. Requirements for applicants.

 (a)  Applicants for licensure or licensees applying for biennial renewal, who practice in this Commonwealth, shall furnish satisfactory proof to the Board that they are complying with the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error (MCARE) Act (40 P. S. § §  1303.101—1303.910), in that the applicant or licensee, if required by the act and the rules and regulations pertaining thereto, is maintaining the required amount of professional liability insurance or an approved self-insurance plan, and has paid the required fees and surcharges.

 (b)  Licensees practicing solely as Federal employees are not required to participate in the professional liability insurance program, nor are they required to comply with the MCARE Act.

 (c)  Licensees practicing podiatry in this Commonwealth shall carry at least the minimum amount of professional liability insurance or an approved self-insurance plan as set forth in the MCARE Act. The licensee shall carry liability insurance or an approved self-insurance plan to cover all professional services performed by the licensee. Licensees who do not practice in this Commonwealth are not required to comply with the MCARE Act.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  29.52 amended under section 15 of the Podiatry Practice Act (63 P. S. §  42.15); and the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Act (40 P. S. § §  1303.101—1303.910).

Source

   The provisions of this §  29.52 adopted December 3, 1976, effective December 4, 1976, 6 Pa.B. 2985; amended June 2, 2006, effective June 3, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 2675. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (236309) to (236310).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  29.53 (relating to original license).



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