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OPTOMETRISTS

See also OPTICIANS

Addresses, tuberculosis health order hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4805

Advertising, signs, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.56

Advice given, diagnosis and treatment, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.572

Authority to prescribe or administer controlled substances, Minn. Statutes 2008 152.11, 2008 152.12, 2008 152.126

Billing, uniform forms, use, Minn. Statutes 2008 62J.52

Business licenses, exception, Minn. Statutes 2008 116J.70

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Minn. Statutes 2008 148.573

Certificates and certification

Legend drugs, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.575

Recording, fees, district court, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.021

Certified copies, medical records

Tuberculosis, reportable persons, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4804

Contact lenses, Minn. Statutes 2008 145.711 to 2008 145.714

Continuing education, license renewal, Minn. Statutes 2008 214.12

Controlled substances, duties regarding, Minn. Statutes 2008 62J.497, 2008 152.11, 2008 152.12, 2008 152.126

Definitions

Health care information, review organizations, Minn. Statutes 2008 145.61

Health law, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4172

Professional firms, Minn. Statutes 2008 319B.02

Public health occupations, licensing, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.56, 2008 148.57, 2008 148.571, 2008 148.575

Public health provisions, Minn. Statutes 2008 145.711

Tuberculosis Health Threat Act, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4803

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2008 176.011

Designation by, infection control practitioners, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4803

Directories, Minn. Statutes 2008 214.071

Disciplinary action

Data collection violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 152.126

Forms of, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.603

Grounds, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.57, 2008 148.61, 2008 214.16

Ophthalmic goods and services violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 145.712 to 2008 145.714

Disclosure, financial or economic interest, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.6521

Drugs and medicine

Authority to prescribe, dispense, and administer, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.571, 2008 148.574

Controlled substances, Minn. Statutes 2008 62J.497, 2008 152.11, 2008 152.12, 2008 152.126

Electronic prescription drug program, Minn. Statutes 2008 62J.497

Gifts from manufacturers or wholesalers, Minn. Statutes 2008 151.461

Topical ocular drugs, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.571 to 2008 148.574, 2008 151.37

Examinations (licenses), Minn. Statutes 2008 148.57

Fees, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2008 145.713

Financial or economic interests, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.6521

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.62

Health and accident insurance

Services, policy provisions, Minn. Statutes 2008 62A.03, 2008 62A.15

Health care providers, optometrists defined as

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2008 176.011

Health care taxes, Minn. Statutes 2008 295.50, 2008 295.51, 2008 295.52

Identity and identification, name tags, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.6585

Information exchange, vaccination records, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.3351

Insurance fraud, see FRAUD

Legend drugs

Adverse reaction reports, Minn. Statutes 2008 147.111, 2008 148.576

Authority to prescribe or administer, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.576

Certificate required for use, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.575

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.574

Standard of care, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.577

Liability

Controlled substances, prescription reporting, Minn. Statutes 2008 152.126

Health threat to others, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4175

Tuberculosis, good faith reporting, immunity, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4804

Licensed health professionals, optometrists defined as

Health law, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4172

Tuberculosis Health Threat Act, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4803

Licenses

Business license, exception, Minn. Statutes 2008 116J.70

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.57, 2008 148.59

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.57

Insurance fraud, effect, Minn. Statutes 2008 214.106

Practicing without, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.56, 2008 148.61

Renewals, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.59, 2008 214.12

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.56, 2008 148.57

Loans to, income-contingent loan repayment program, Minn. Statutes 2008 136A.1703, 2008 136A.1785

Malpractice, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 145.682

Medical records

Access to data, see under MEDICAL RECORDS

Maternal death studies, Minn. Statutes 2008 145.901

Vaccination records, information exchange, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.3351

Misconduct, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.57

Names, tuberculosis health order hearings, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4805

National Board of Examiners in Optometry, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.57

Ophthalmic services

Violations, disciplinary action, Minn. Statutes 2008 145.712 to 2008 145.714

Optometry Board, see OPTOMETRY BOARD

Posting (notices), financial or economic interest, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.6521

Practice, drivers, examination of eyesight, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2008 171.13

Practitioners, optometrists defined as, Minn. Statutes 2008 151.01

Prescription drug discounts, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2008 325F.784

Prices, Health Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.699

Professional firms, authority to organize, Minn. Statutes 2008 319B.40

Professional services, definitions, professional firms, Minn. Statutes 2008 319B.02

Professionals, optometrists defined as

Health care information, review organization, Minn. Statutes 2008 145.61

Professional firms, Minn. Statutes 2008 319B.02

Providers, Minn. Statutes 2008 176.011

Records and record keeping

Contact lenses, Minn. Statutes 2008 145.712, 2008 145.713

Vaccination records, information exchange, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.3351

Referrals by, financial or economic interest, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.6521

Referrals, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.572, 2008 148.573

Regulated persons, optometrist defined as, Minn. Statutes 2008 214.16

Reports given

Controlled substances prescriptions, Minn. Statutes 2008 152.126

Health threats to others, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4175

Legend drugs, adverse reaction reports, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.576

Newly blinded persons, diagnosis, Minn. Statutes 2008 248.011

Tuberculosis, reportable persons, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4804

Requests by, contact lenses, prescription verification, Minn. Statutes 2008 145.712

Sales, simple lenses, unregulated sales, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.56

Scope of practice, abortion, health plan companies, Minn. Statutes 2008 62Q.145

Services, defined as health services, Minn. Statutes 2008 123B.41

Signs, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.56

Standard of care, legend drugs, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.577

Testimony, tuberculosis carriers

Endangerment to public health, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4809

Topical ocular drugs

Advice to seek diagnosis and treatment, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.572

Authority to prescribe, dispense, and administer, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.571, 2008 148.574, 2008 151.37

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.573

Unprofessional conduct, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.57

Verification by, contact lenses, prescriptions, Minn. Statutes 2008 145.712

Violations and penalties

Gross misdemeanors, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.57

Health threat to others, false reports, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4175

Ophthalmic goods and services violations, disciplinary action, Minn. Statutes 2008 145.712 to 2008 145.714

Practicing without license, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.56, 2008 148.61

Unlawful practice, Minn. Statutes 2008 148.56