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OPTOMETRISTS

See also OPTICIANS

Addresses, tuberculosis health order hearings, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.4805

Advertising, signs, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.56

Authority to prescribe or administer controlled substances, Minn. Statutes 2016 152.11, 2016 152.12, 2016 152.126

Billing, uniform forms, use, Minn. Statutes 2016 62J.52

Certificates and certification, recording, fees, district court, Minn. Statutes 2016 357.021

Certified copies, medical records, tuberculosis, reportable persons, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.4804

Contact lenses, Minn. Statutes 2016 145.711 to 2016 145.714

Continuing education, license renewal, Minn. Statutes 2016 214.12

Controlled substances, duties regarding

Diversion, employer mandatory reporting, Minn. Statutes 2016 214.33

Prescriptions, Minn. Statutes 2016 152.11, 2016 152.12, 2016 152.126

Definitions

Health care information, review organizations, Minn. Statutes 2016 145.61

Health law, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.4172

Professional firms, Minn. Statutes 2016 319B.02

Public health occupations, licensing, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.56, 2016 148.57

Public health provisions, Minn. Statutes 2016 145.711

Tuberculosis Health Threat Act, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.4803

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2016 176.011

Designation by, infection control practitioners, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.4803

Directories, Minn. Statutes 2016 214.071

Disciplinary action

Data collection violations, Minn. Statutes 2016 152.126

Forms of, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.607

Grounds, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.603, 2016 148.61, 2016 214.16, 2016 214.355

Ophthalmic goods and services violations, Minn. Statutes 2016 145.712 to 2016 145.714

Optometrist cooperation, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.606

Reporting obligations, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.604, 2016 148.605

Disclosure, financial or economic interest, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.6521

Drugs and medicine

Authority to dispense, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.574

Controlled substances, Minn. Statutes 2016 152.11, 2016 152.12, 2016 152.126

Electronic prescription drug program, Minn. Statutes 2016 62J.497

Gifts from manufacturers or wholesalers, Minn. Statutes 2016 151.461

Topical ocular drugs, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.574, 2016 151.37

Examinations (licenses), Minn. Statutes 2016 148.57

Eyeglass prescription expiration, exception, Minn. Statutes 2016 145.7131

Fees, violations and penalties, Minn. Statutes 2016 145.713

Financial or economic interests, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.6521

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.62

Health and accident insurance, services, policy provisions, Minn. Statutes 2016 62A.03, 2016 62A.15

Health care providers, optometrists defined as, workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2016 176.011

Health care taxes, Minn. Statutes 2016 295.50, 2016 295.51, 2016 295.52

Identity and identification, name tags, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.6585

Information exchange, vaccination records, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.3351

Insurance fraud, see FRAUD

Legend drugs

Adverse reaction reports, Minn. Statutes 2016 147.111

Restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.574

Standard of care, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.577

Use, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.575

Liability

Controlled substances, prescription reporting, Minn. Statutes 2016 152.126

Health threat to others, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.4175

Tuberculosis, good faith reporting, immunity, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.4804

Licensed health professionals, optometrists defined as

Health law, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.4172

Tuberculosis Health Threat Act, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.4803

Licenses

Change of address, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.57

Expedited and temporary licensing, military members and veterans, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.57, 2016 197.4552

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.57, 2016 148.59, 2016 148.595

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.57

Insurance fraud, effect, Minn. Statutes 2016 214.106

Practicing without, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.56, 2016 148.61

Renewals, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.59, 2016 214.12

Requirements, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.56, 2016 148.57

Revocation or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.607

Temporary license suspension, imminent risk of serious harm, Minn. Statutes 2016 214.077, 2016 214.32

Temporary military permits, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.595, 2016 197.4552

Loans to, income-contingent loan repayment program, Minn. Statutes 2016 136A.1703, 2016 136A.1785

Malpractice, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2016 145.682

Medical records

Access to data, see under MEDICAL RECORDS

Maternal death studies, Minn. Statutes 2016 145.901

Vaccination records, information exchange, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.3351

Names, tuberculosis health order hearings, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.4805

Ophthalmic services, violations, disciplinary action, Minn. Statutes 2016 145.712 to 2016 145.714

Optometry Board, see OPTOMETRY BOARD

Posting (notices), financial or economic interest, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.6521

Practice exemption, scope, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.56

Practice, drivers, examination of eyesight, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2016 171.13

Practitioners, optometrists defined as, Minn. Statutes 2016 151.01

Prescription drug discounts, exclusion, Minn. Statutes 2016 325F.784

Prices, Health Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.699

Professional firms, authority to organize, Minn. Statutes 2016 319B.40

Professional services, definitions, professional firms, Minn. Statutes 2016 319B.02

Professionals, optometrists defined as

Health care information, review organization, Minn. Statutes 2016 145.61

Professional firms, Minn. Statutes 2016 319B.02

Providers, Minn. Statutes 2016 176.011

Records and record keeping

Contact lenses, Minn. Statutes 2016 145.712, 2016 145.713

Vaccination records, information exchange, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.3351

Referrals by, financial or economic interest, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.6521

Regulated persons, optometrist defined as, Minn. Statutes 2016 214.16

Reports given

Conduct by optometrist constituting grounds for disciplinary action, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.604, 2016 148.605

Controlled substances prescriptions, Minn. Statutes 2016 152.126

Health threats to others, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.4175

Newly blinded persons, diagnosis, Minn. Statutes 2016 248.011

Tuberculosis, reportable persons, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.4804

Requests by, contact lenses, prescription verification, Minn. Statutes 2016 145.712

Sales, simple lenses, unregulated sales, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.56

Scope of practice, abortion, health plan companies, Minn. Statutes 2016 62Q.145

Services, defined as health services, Minn. Statutes 2016 123B.41

Signs, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.56

Standard of care, legend drugs, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.577

Testimony, tuberculosis carriers, endangerment to public health, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.4809

Topical ocular drugs, authority to dispense, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.574, 2016 151.37

Verification by, contact lenses, prescriptions, Minn. Statutes 2016 145.712

Violations and penalties

Conduct constituting grounds for disciplinary action, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.603

Health threat to others, false reports, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.4175

Ophthalmic goods and services violations, disciplinary action, Minn. Statutes 2016 145.712 to 2016 145.714

Practicing without license, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.56, 2016 148.61

Unlawful practice, Minn. Statutes 2016 148.56

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