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PHYSICIANS' PRACTICES AND OUTPATIENT CLINICS — all employees — including Clerical Office Employees and Clerical Telecommuter Employees


This classification applies to physicians' practices or clinics that provide outpatient medical services that are less than 24 hours in duration to treat patients for illness, disease or disorders. Outpatient medical services also include but are not limited to surgery; medical weight loss treatment; physical therapy; acupuncture; chiropractic care; dialysis; x-ray laboratory services; and blood, body fluid or tissue collection or testing. This classification includes the dispensing or provision of medication or medical equipment exclusively to patients by physicians' practices or outpatient clinics, including but not limited to eyeglasses, braces, supports, mobility aids and home testing or monitoring equipment.

This classification also applies to blood banks or blood donor centers.

Physicians employed by facilities, including but not limited to hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and residential care facilities shall be assigned to the classification applicable to the facility.

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PHYSICIANS — all employees — including Clerical Office Employees

This classification shall not be used for division of payroll in connection with any other classification (other than Standard Exception Classification 8742(1), Salespersons — Outside, or General Exclusions) unless the operations described by Classification 8834 constitute a separate and distinct enterprise having no connection with the operations covered by any other applicable classification.

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Health and Human Services

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