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Nebraska

Nebraska

Medical Board & Physician Policies

*proposed update* COVID-19 liability act (protecting providers from lawsuit due to understaffing/COVID-related issues).

Physician-patient relationship may be established via telemedicine

Prescribing allowable via telehealth within provider’s scope of practice

Nebraska Professional Licensure Compacts

Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

Temporary COVID-19 Policies (NE Medical Board)

Providers are no longer required to gain patient’s signature before initiating telehealth

Out-of-state providers can provide telehealth in Nebraska

Formerly licensed practitioners (in APN, EMS, medicine and surgery (includes PAs), mental health practice, nursing, osteopathy, perfusion, pharmacy, psychology, respiratory care, surgical assisting) can continue to practice without being subject to continuing competency requirements 

  • Competency and licensing requirements are deferred
  • Regulations for initial licensure are lessened

 

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