HEALTH AND SAFETY
IDAHO HEALTH PLANNING ACT
39-4902. Definitions. As used in this chapter:
(1) "Cooperative agreement" means a written agreement between two (2) or more health care providers for the sharing, allocation or referral of patients, or the sharing or allocation of personnel, instructional programs, support services and facilities, medical, diagnostic, therapeutic or procedures or other services customarily offered by health care providers.
(2) "Certificate of public advantage" means a document issued by the attorney general to parties to a cooperative agreement, verifying that the attorney general declares that the purposes and objectives of the cooperative agreement meet the standards for such agreements set forth by statute.
(3) "Health care provider" means any person or health care facility licensed, registered, certified, permitted or otherwise officially recognized by the state to provide health care services in this state; or, in the case of a freestanding outpatient facility, one for which a facility fee is charged for health care services performed within.
[39-4902, added 1994, ch. 283, sec. 2, p. 884.]