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42.4.601    DEFINITIONS

The following definitions apply to this subchapter:

(1) "Commences practice in a rural area" means locating a principal place of practice in or relocating a principal place of practice to a place that does not have a hospital of at least 60 beds within a 30-mile radius. The term does not include relocating any practice from one rural area to another rural area or commencing a practice that qualifies for the credit in the same rural area in which the physician engaged in a practice that did not qualify for the credit.

(2) "Full-time basis" means not fewer than 40 hours a week.

(3) "Licensed physician" means an individual meeting the qualifications for, and to whom the Department of Labor and Industry has issued, a physician's certificate or a temporary certificate.

(4) "Open to the general public" means open to all people, including recipients of Medicaid or other forms of state or county medical assistance.

(5) "Principal place of practice" means the location:

(a) at which the physician conducts at least 80% of the physician's medical practice; and

(b) from which at least 80% of the physician's gross receipts from the practice of medicine are derived.

History: 15-30-2620, MCA; IMP, 15-30-2154, 15-30-2370, MCA NEW, 2004 MAR p. 1965, Eff. 8/20/04; AMD, 2010 MAR p. 1211, Eff. 5/14/10.

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