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Allied Health Profession

A health professional providing specialized medical services that is certified, registered, or licensed by the appropriate state agency in the state in which he or she provides the services.  The medical services provided by members of the Allied Health Professions, as well as the medical service provided by physical therapists, speech and language pathologists, and audiologists are included in this definition.  The American Medical Association defines an Allied Health Professional as one engaged in the following types of service:

  • Anesthesiology Assistant
  • Athletic Training
  • Blood Bank Technology
  • Cardiovascular Technologist
  • Cytotechnology
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Electroneurodiagnostic Technology
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Illustration
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Health Information Management
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Ophthalmic Medical Technology
  • Perfusion
  • Physical Assistant Practice
  • Physician Assistant
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Registered Nurse
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Surgical Technology

 Physicians and Pharmacists are not included