4731-27-01 Definitions.

As used in section 4731.228 of the Revised Code and this chapter:

(A) "Health care entity" has the same meaning as in section 4731.228 of the Revised Code.

(B) "Termination" has the same meaning as in section 4731.228 of the Revised Code.Pursuant to division (B) of section 4731.228 of the Revised Code termination does not include a physician leaving employment with a health care entity but continuing to provide medical services for patients of the health care entity on an independent contractor basis.

(C) "Retiring" means the relinquishing of all clinical privileges and either expiration of medical liability insurance by lapse of the policy or conversion of the policy to extended reporting period coverage only.

(D) "Terminate" means to put an end to.

(E) "Resignation" as that term is used in division (D) of section 4731.228 of the Revised Code means the provision of notice by a physician to a health care entity that the physician will no longer be an employee of the health care entity as of the date stated in the notice or a determination by the health care entity that the physician has resigned.

Replaces: part of 4731-27-01

Effective: 12/31/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/31/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4731.05 , 4731.228
Rule Amplifies: 4731.22 , 4731.228
Prior Effective Dates: 9/30/06