Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–1402.91. Definitions.

For the purposes of this part:

(1) "Health care professional" means a physician, advance practice clinician, nurse, nurse's aide, medical assistant, hospital employee, clinic employee, nursing home employee, pharmacist, pharmacy employee, medical researcher, medical or nursing school faculty, student, or employee, counselor, social worker, or any other individual involved in providing health care.

(2) "Health care provider" means:

(A) An individual, group of individuals, partnership, institution, corporation, organization, or board engaged in providing health care in any manner; or

(B) An individual, group of individuals, partnership, institution, corporation, organization, or board engaged, or authorized, in the credentialing or licensing of a health care professional.


(Dec. 13, 1977, D.C. Law 2-38, title II, § 291; as added May 6, 2020, D.C. Law 23-90, § 2(b)(2), 67 DCR 3537.)

Applicability

Section 7077 of D.C. Law 23-149 repealed section 3 of D.C. Law 23-90 removing the applicability provision impacting this section. Therefore, the creation of this section by Law 23-90 has been implemented.

Applicability of D.C. Law 23-90: § 3 of D.C. Law 23-90 provided that the creation of this section by § 2(b)(2) of D.C. Law 23-90 is subject to the inclusion of the law’s fiscal effect in an approved budget and financial plan. Therefore that amendment has not been implemented.