United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Nov 21, 2019
The term “health care facility” means a facility in which medical care, diagnosis, or treatment is provided on an inpatient or outpatient basis. Such term does not include facilities at an arena, stadium, or practice facility, or temporary facilities existing for events where athletes or athletic teams may compete.
The term “institution of higher education” has the meaning given such term in section 1001 of title 20.
The term “license” or “licensure”, as applied with respect to a covered sports medicine professional, means a professional that has met the requirements and is approved to provide covered medical services in accordance with State laws and regulations in the primary State. Such term may include the registration or certification, or any other form of special recognition, of an individual as such a professional, as applicable.
The term “national governing body” has the meaning given such term in section 220501 of title 36.
The term “secondary State” means, with respect to a covered sports medicine professional, any State that is not the primary State.
The term “State” means each of the several States, the District of Columbia, and each commonwealth, territory, or possession of the United States.
The term “substantially similar”, with respect to the licensure by primary and secondary States of a sports medicine professional, means that both the primary and secondary States have in place a form of licensure for such professionals that permits such professionals to provide covered medical services.