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AB-1288 Medical Board of California and Osteopathic Medical Board of California: licensing: application processing. (2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 25, 2013


SECTION 1.

 Section 2092 is added to the Business and Professions Code, to read:

2092.
 (a) The board shall develop a process to give priority review status to the application of an applicant for a physician and surgeon’s certificate who can demonstrate that he or she intends to practice in a medically underserved area or serve a medically underserved population as defined in Section 128565 of the Health and Safety Code.
(b) An applicant may demonstrate his or her intent to practice in a medically underserved area or serve a medically underserved population by providing proper documentation, including, but not limited to, a letter from the employer indicating that the applicant has accepted employment and stating the start date.

SEC. 2.

 Section 2099.6 is added to the Business and Professions Code, to read:

2099.6.
 (a) The Osteopathic Medical Board of California shall develop a process to give priority review status to the application of an applicant for an osteopathic physician and surgeon’s certificate who can demonstrate that he or she intends to practice in a medically underserved area or serve a medically underserved population as defined in Section 128565 of the Health and Safety Code.
(b) An applicant may demonstrate his or her intent to practice in a medically underserved area or serve a medically underserved population by providing proper documentation, including, but not limited to, a letter from the employer indicating that the applicant has accepted employment and stating the start date.