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§ 449.42. Purpose

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: July 2, 2014

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1G. Volunteer Health Services Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 2, 2014
35 P.S. § 449.42
§ 449.42. Purpose
It is the purpose of this act to:
(1) Increase the availability of primary health care services, including mental health services, by establishing a procedure through which physicians and other health care practitioners who are retired from active practice may provide professional services within their scope of practice as a volunteer in approved clinics serving financially qualified persons and in approved clinics located in medically underserved areas or health professionals shortage areas.
(2) Increase the availability of mental health services to military personnel and their families by establishing a procedure through which physicians and other health care practitioners who are retired from active practice may provide mental health services within their scope of practice as a volunteer upon referral from approved organizations.

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1996, Dec. 4, P.L. 893, No. 141, § 2, effective in 60 days. Amended 2014, July 2, P.L. 820, No. 86, § 1, imd. effective.
35 P.S. § 449.42, PA ST 35 P.S. § 449.42
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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