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Oregon Emergency Licensure 850-030-0055
Practice in Oregon by Out-of-State Naturopathic Physicians In the Event of an Emergency
(1) In the event of a disaster emergency declared by the Governor of Oregon, the Board of Naturopathic Medicine shall allow naturopathic physicians licensed in another state to provide medical care in Oregon under special provisions during the period of the declared disaster emergency, subject to such limitations and conditions as the Governor may prescribe.
(2) The out-of-state physician shall submit to the Board the following information:
(a) Verification of a permanent, current, and unrestricted license to practice naturopathic medicine in another state which is not the subject of a pending investigation by a state medical board, or another state or federal agency; and
(b) Current federal or state photo identification, i.e., driver license or passport.
(3) The requirement for completing and submitting the information to the Board is waived if the physician is a member of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) under the Office of Emergency Preparedness, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and submits to the Board a copy of his/her NDMS photo identification.
(4) The physician shall provide the Board documentation demonstrating a request to provide medical care from a hospital, clinic or private medical practice, public health organization, EMS agency, or federal medical facility, or has otherwise made arrangements to provide medical care in Oregon as the result of the declaration of a disaster emergency.
(5) The physician shall not practice in Oregon under the special disaster emergency provisions beyond the termination date of the emergency. Practice in Oregon beyond the termination date of the declared disaster emergency requires licensure through the Board of Naturopathic Medicine.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 685 125
Stats. Implemented: ORS 685.160
Hist.:BNE 6-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 12-6-02 thru 6-3-03; BNE 2-2003, f. & cert. ef. 4-11-03; Renumbered from 850-010-0055, BNE 8-2005, f. & cert. ef. 10-27-05
 
State of Arizona – AZ has not implemented any emergency out of state licensure provisions
 
State of Idaho
No licensure requirements at this time
 
State of Hawaii
 
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§455-8.4 Public health emergency; temporary and limited license for licensed out-of-­state naturopathic physicians.
(a) If a public health emergency or disaster condition is declared by the governor, the board shall allow naturopathic physicians licensed in another state to provide temporary and limited naturopathic medicine in Hawaii under special provisions during the period of the declared public health emergency or disaster condition, subject to limitations and conditions as the governor and the board may prescribe.
(b) A limited and temporary license issued pursuant to this section shall be valid only for the period of the declared public health emergency or disaster condition.
              (c) Out-of-state naturopathic physicians shall submit to the board the following information:
(1) Verification of a valid, permanent, current, and unrestricted license to practice naturopathic medicine in another state which is not the subject of a pending investigation by a state medical board, or another state or federal agency; and
(2) A valid United States passport or state-issued driver's license for photo identification.
 
 
Washington Needs Health Practitioners for the COVID-19 State of Emergency
Health professionals licensed in other states may practice in Washington by registering through the emergency volunteer health practitioner process or by applying for a WA license, which may result in the department issuing a temporary practice permit.
 
 
State of California  
 
 
An out-of-state licensee wanting to practice in California under B&P 900, should be forwarded to the following individual:
 
Lou Meyer
EMSA Community Paramedicine Project manager
(209) 474-1004
 
(a) Nothing in this division applies to a health care practitioner licensed in another state or territory of the United States who offers or provides health care for which he or she is licensed, if the health care is provided only during a state of emergency as defined in subdivision (b) of Section 8558 of the Government Code, which emergency overwhelms the response capabilities of California health care practitioners and only upon the request of the Director of the Emergency Medical Services Authority.
(b) The director shall be the medical control and shall designate the licensure and specialty health care practitioners required for the specific emergency and shall designate the areas to which they may be deployed.
(c) Health care practitioners shall provide, upon request, a valid copy of a professional license and a photograph identification issued by the state in which the practitioner holds licensure before being deployed by the director.
(d) Health care practitioners deployed pursuant to this chapter shall provide the appropriate California licensing authority with verification of licensure upon request.
(e) Health care practitioners providing health care pursuant to this chapter shall have immunity from liability for services rendered as specified in Section 8659 of the Government Code.
(f) For the purposes of this section, “health care practitioner” means any person who engages in acts which are the subject of licensure or regulation under this division or under any initiative act referred to in this division.
(g) For purposes of this section, “director” means the Director of the Emergency Medical Services Authority who shall have the powers specified in Division 2.5 (commencing with Section 1797) of the Health and Safety Code.
(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 270, Sec. 1. (AB 2699) Effective January 1, 2011.)
State of Montana
As authorized by 10-3-118 MCA, and Governor Steve Bullock’s directive, The Montana Department of Labor and Industry has implemented an interstate licensure registration for out of state licensees in response to COVID-19.  Licensed professionals from out of state can register in Montana to work for a defined period of time.  We will evaluate your home state license according to licensing regulation in Montana, to verify it is currently active, unrestricted, and in good standing, and issue you a registration to work in Montana. If you are looking to work in Montana longer than the current state of emergency is in effect, please also submit a full application through our regular online process
Click here to fill out the application registration form and submit the completed registration to:  interstatereg.dlibsd@mt.gov. Our team of analysts will be working expeditiously to ensure your eligibility to work in Montana.


 

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