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Newly Adopted and Amended Rules effective 8/31/17 Bookmark

Newly Adopted and Amended Rules

The Medical Board adopted the following new and amended rules that are effective on 8/31/17:

 

Medical or osteopathic licensure: 4731-6-01, 4731-6-05, 4731-6-10, 4731-6-21, 4731-6-22, 4731-6-30, 4731-6-32, 4731-6-33, 4731-6-34  

Drug treatment of chronic pain: 4731-21-01, 4731-21-02, 4731-21-03 , 4731-21-04, 4731-21-06

Emeritus registration: 4731-22-01, 4731-22-02, 4731-22-07

Mental or physical impairment: 4731-28-01

 

Deadline Approaching to Apply for CT Exam Bookmark

The date of the next Cosmetic Therapy exam is Monday, August 21, 2017. The application must be submitted before 5 p.m. on Monday, August 7, 2017. Click here for information and to submit an application.

 

New Issue of eNews is Available Bookmark

The July 27, 2017 issue of the Medical Board's eNews has arrived. Highlights: 

  • eLicense Conversion Forms

  • Physician Assistant Supervision Agreements in eLicense

  • ODH Grant Funding Opportunity

  • OARRS Connects with Pennsylvania

  • Monthly Formal Action Report

​Click here for all of the details.

 

CT Exam Date Set for August 21 Bookmark

The date of the next Cosmetic Therapy exam is Monday, August 21, 2017. The application must be submitted before 5 p.m. on Monday, August 7, 2017. Click here for information and to submit an application.

Medical Marijuana Public Rules Hearing: July 10 Bookmark

​A public hearing on proposed rules will be conducted on July 10, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room, State Fire Marshal’s Office, 8895 E. Main Street, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068. Oral and written testimony may be presented by any person affected by the proposed rules.

Notice of July 10, 2017 Public Hearing

Rules in Chapter 4731-32. The rules concern medical marijuana certificates to recommend, standards of care related to recommending medical marijuana, and petitions to request additional qualifying conditions or diseases.

Upcoming Holiday Closure in Observance of Independence Day Bookmark

The Medical Board’s office will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in observance of Independence Day. The office will reopen on Wednesday at 8 a.m.

Latest eNews Issue Available Bookmark

The June 21, 2017 issue of the Medical Board's eNews has arrived. Highlights: 

  • eLicense System Transition Complete & Video Instructions Available

  • Extended Customer Service Hours on June 24, 2017

  • Public Rules Hearing Set for Proposed Acute Pain Rules

  • New and Amended Rules Effective June 30, 2017 (podiatric licensure & pain management clinics)

  • Pharmacy Board Extends Deadline for OBOT Licensure

  • Board Seeks Subject Matter Experts

  • Lead Care Devices Alert

Click here for all of the details.

 

Deadline to Apply for CT Exam Approaching Bookmark

The date of the next Cosmetic Therapy exam is Friday, July 7, 2017. The application must be submitted before 5 p.m. on Monday, June 26, 2017. Click here to submit an application.

A Public Rules Hearing Will Be Held on July 26, 2017 Bookmark

A public hearing on proposed rules will be held on July 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in the Lobby Hearing Room, Rhodes State Office Tower, 30 E. Broad Street, 1st Floor, Columbus, OH 43215. Oral and written testimony may be presented by any person affected by the proposed rules.

Notice of July 26, 2017 Public Hearing

Rules 4731-11-01, 4731-11-02 and 4731-11-13

The rules are applicable to the prescribing of controlled substances. Rule 4731-11-13 is proposed as a new rule applicable to prescribing opiate analgesics for acute pain. The rules will be applicable to physicians and physician assistants. 

 

New online system for MD, DO and DPM Licensees is LIVE Bookmark

All MD, DO & DPM license applications and payments are now processed online in the eLicense system. These groups join our other licensees already operating in the online system.

If you are a first-time MD, DO, DPM or Training Certificate applicant, you can learn how to navigate eLicense here: 

 

For assistance registering for an account in the portal, learn more here:

 

For additional support, please contact med.renewal@med.ohio.gov

 

Click to get started with your application >>> elicense.ohio.gov