New Legislation Introduced to Protect Sports Medicine Physicians Across State Lines
Two U.S. Senators recently introduced a bill that would provide licensure clarity for sports medicine professionals, according to an American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons news release.
AAOS supports the bill, which provides protection for sports medicine professionals offering medical services to athletes in a secondary state. The physicians would have access to their medical liability coverage when traveling across state lines with athletic teams.
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