2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-697.23. Definitions.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-697.23 (2018)

As used in the Oklahoma Hospital Residency Training Program Act:

1. "Eligible hospital" means a hospital which qualifies for new residency training programs under the rules established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services or other federal entities authorized to establish residency training programs;

2. "Residency training program" means post-medical-school graduate training programs approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and accredited by the appropriate governing bodies of either the osteopathic or allopathic professions in the training disciplines of family medicine, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, and obstetrics/gynecology and emergency medicine; and

3. “Medically underserved areas” means areas having too few primary care providers, high infant mortality, high poverty, a high elderly population, and/or a population census of at least fifty percent (50%) Medicare, Medicaid and uninsured mix.

Added by Laws 2012, c. 348, § 2, eff. July 1, 2012.

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