Title: Section 510.1 - Qualifications of chiropractors.

Section 510.1 Qualifications of chiropractors. (a) General qualifications. Qualified chiropractors under the medical assistance program shall be:

(1) those who have been granted and issued a license to practice chiropractic by the State Education Department pursuant to article 132 of the State Education Law and who are the holders of a current valid registration certificate issued by the State Education Department pursuant to article 132 of the State Education Law, rendering them legal practitioners of chiropractic; or

(2) those who are certified on lists or otherwise in writing by the State Education Department as being applicants accepted as present practitioners for qualifying examinations for chiropractic licensure; or

(3) those who practice outside the State of New York and are duly licensed or recognized as entitled to engage in the practice of chiropractic in that state.

(b) Continuing education requirements. Chiropractors participating under the medical assistance program shall comply with at least the minimum continuing educational requirements as shall hereafter be required by this Part, which requirements shall be developed by the recognized State associations of chiropractors and approved by the Office of Professional Education of the Department of Health, in order to assure:

(1) to recipients of medical assistance the availability of chiropractic care and services considered by the recognized associations of practitioners of chiropractic as being of high quality; and

(2) that chiropractors receive current educational information to facilitate recognition of diseases, disorders or disabilities and appropriate referral of patients for treatment or concurrent treatment by other therapies where necessary.

 

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VOLUME C (Title 18)

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