SECTION 1. Section 2 of chapter 112 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended in the first paragraph by inserting after the second sentence the following sentence:-
The board shall implement administrative procedures to ensure that applications for registration, including registration of qualified physicians who have been licensed or registered upon a written examination in another state pursuant to paragraph 3 of this section, are reviewed and processed within 90 days from the date of submission.
SECTION 2. Said section 2 of chapter 112, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the sixth paragraph the following paragraph:-
If the board has not made a determination on a physician’s application for renewal of the certificate of registration within 90 days from the date of submission of a complete renewal application, the board shall issue a temporary registration to the physician so that the physician can complete the internal hospital credentialing and privileging process at the hospital at which the physician is employed or at the hospital at which the physician will be employed.
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