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§ 3161. Definitions

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and Safety

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 63. Public Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 61C. Medical Treatment Laws Information Act
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 3161
§ 3161. Definitions
As used in the Medical Treatment Laws Information Act:
1. “Associated with the inpatient health care services entity” means, with regard to a particular inpatient health care services entity, that the health care provider is an employee or agent of the entity, that the health care provider has privileges to provide health care services to patients in the entity, or that the health care provider in fact provides health care services to patients in the entity. For purposes of this definition, provision of health care services to patients in the entity shall be deemed to include provision of health care services to patients in an emergency room operated by the entity, regardless of whether those patients are admitted as inpatients;
2. “Health care provider” means a person who is licensed, certified, or otherwise authorized by the laws of this state as a physician, physician assistant, certified nurse practitioner, advanced practice registered nurse (including one with a certified specialty), registered nurse, or licensed practical nurse, but does not include a nurse midwife;
3. “Health care services” means any services provided by a health care provider, or by an individual working for or under the supervision of a health care provider, that relate to the diagnosis, assessment, prevention, treatment or care of any human illness, disease, injury or condition;
4. “Inpatient health care services entities” means those hospitals defined in paragraphs 2, 3 and 5 of Section 1-701 of Title 63 of the Oklahoma Statutes, a nursing facility as defined in paragraph 10 of Section 1-1902 of Title 63 of the Oklahoma Statutes, a specialized facility as defined in paragraph 11 of Section 1-1902 of Title 63 of the Oklahoma Statutes, and those long-term care facilities described in subparagraphs e and f of paragraph 1 of Section 1-1945 of Title 63 of the Oklahoma Statutes; and
5. “Other defined officials” means, with regard to a particular health care services entity, to the extent such officials exist, the members of the board of directors, the administrator or chief executive officer, and the general counsel, by whatever titles those serving these functions may be called.

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Laws 2014, c. 82, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2014.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 3161, OK ST T. 63 § 3161
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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