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*Signed by the Governor & effective May 25, 2021* COVID-19 liability act (protecting providers from lawsuit due to understaffing/COVID-related issues).

*proposed update* LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS: Adopt the licensed professional counselors interstate compact.

*proposed update* OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS: Adopt the occupational therapy practice interstate compact.

*proposed update* DENTISTRY: A proposed rule would add teledentistry services to the Nebraska Administrative Code.

Private insurers required to provide coverage for asynchronous review by a dermatologist by way of telehealth.

Anyone practicing medicine and surgery in Nebraska and not specially falling under the exception described in Neb. Rev. Stat. §38-2025 must be licensed in Nebraska as either a physician or as an osteopathic physician and surgeon.

  • Practitioners falling under the exception include physicians from other states who provide occasional consultation services to physicians in Nebraska, physicians from other states who occasionally order diagnostic or therapeutic services for patients in Nebraska, and physicians from other states who are occasionally granted temporary hospital privileges in Nebraska

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