(1) An individual may apply for a restricted license as an associate physician if the individual:
(a) meets the requirements described in Subsections 58-67-302(1)(a) through (c), (1)(d)(i), and (1)(g) through (j);
(b) successfully completes Step 1 and Step 2 of the United States Medical Licensing Examination or the equivalent steps of another board-approved medical licensing examination:
(i) within three years after the day on which the applicant graduates from a program described in Subsection 58-67-302(1)(d)(i); and
(ii) within two years before applying for a restricted license as an associate physician; and
(c) is not currently enrolled in and has not completed a residency program.
(2) Before a licensed associate physician may engage in the practice of medicine as described in Subsection (3), the licensed associate physician shall:
(a) enter into a collaborative practice arrangement described in Section 58-67-807 within six months after the associate physician's initial licensure; and
(b) receive division approval of the collaborative practice arrangement.
(3) An associate physician's scope of practice is limited to primary care services to medically underserved populations or in medically underserved areas within the state.
Enacted by Chapter 299, 2017 General Session 2017