LD 572
PUBLIC Law, Chapter 233

Signed on 2011-06-06 00:00:00.0 - First Regular Session - 125th Maine Legislature
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An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Maine Health Data Organization Relating to Retail Pharmacies

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §8702, sub-§4,  as amended by PL 2007, c. 466, Pt. B, §18, is further amended to read:

4. Health care facility.   "Health care facility" means a public or private, proprietary or not-for-profit entity or institution providing health services, including, but not limited to, a radiological facility licensed under chapter 160, a health care facility licensed under chapter 405, an independent radiological service center, a federally qualified health center certified by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, a rural health clinic or rehabilitation agency certified or otherwise approved by the Division of Licensing and Regulatory Services within the Department of Health and Human Services, a home health care provider licensed under chapter 419, an assisted living program or a residential care facility licensed under chapter 1663, a hospice provider licensed under chapter 1681, a retail store drug outlet licensed under Title 32, chapter 117, a state institution as defined under Title 34-B, chapter 1 and a mental health facility licensed under Title 34-B, chapter 1. For the purposes of this chapter, "health care facility" does not include retail pharmacies.

Sec. 2. 22 MRSA §8702, sub-§9,  as enacted by PL 1995, c. 653, Pt. A, §2 and affected by §7, is amended to read:

9. Provider.   "Provider" means a health care facility, health care practitioner, health product manufacturer , or health product vendor or pharmacy but does not include a retail pharmacy.

Effective 90 days following adjournment of the 125th Legislature, First Regular Session, unless otherwise indicated.

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