An Act To Improve Access to Treatments for Lyme Disease
Sec. 1. 32 MRSA §3282-B is enacted to read:
§ 3282-B. Lyme disease treatment
This bill prohibits the Board of Licensure in Medicine from disciplining a physician or revoking or suspending a physician's license for prescribing, administering or dispensing long-term antibiotic therapy to a patient with acute, persistent or chronic Lyme disease if the therapy was pursuant to a treatment plan recommended by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that considered the patient's individual circumstance or was in the best judgment of the physician with respect to the particular patient or special clinical situation.