eNews and Newsletters

Your Report – the Medical Board Newsletter and eNews

The Medical Board newsletter provides educational information regarding changes in law that impact Board licensees.


June 2019 eNews

New rules effective May 31; new EMS public record exemptions; new board member appointments; new chronic and subacute prescribing resources; J-1 waiver deadline; accepting applications for dietetics council and physician assistant committee; medical marijuana control update; cosmetic therapy deadline; office closure July 4


May 2019 eNews

New rules effective April 30 for MAT; new rules effective April 30 for genetic counselors; proposed rules and comment deadlines; upcoming hearings; 2019 J-1 Waiver Program Application Cycle now open; July 1 renewal deadline reminder; Drug Trend Report from OSAM; Ohio's Medical Marijuana Control Program update; cosmetic therapy exam; MBLEx fee to increase; office closure May 27


April 2019 eNews

Accepting Comments for Proposed Subacute and Chronic Pain Rules and Proposed Military Rules; Did You Know - Physician Assistant Supervision Agreements; 2019 Board Meeting Dates; Free Webinar "Primary Care Providers and Gestational Diabetes: Identifying the Connection"; Ohio's Medical Marijuana Control Program Update; Cosmetic Therapy Exam July 9; New Email Address for Licensure, CME & Renewal Inquiries


February/March 2019 eNews

Practitioner Diversion Awareness Conference; New Medical Board Rules Effective February 28; Reminder - April 1 Renewal Deadline; New Rules Governing OARRS; Public Hearing 3/12/19; Cultural Competency Guide; Ohio's Medical Marijuana Control Program Update; Cosmetic Therapy Exam -3/25/19; New Email Address for Licensure, CME & Renewal Inquiries


January 2019 eNews

New Rules for One-bite Program and Limited Branch; Reporting Loss, Theft of Dangerous Drugs & Documents; Did you Know - Complaint and Investigation Process; Public Hearing: Genetic Counselor Rules; Chronic & Subacute Pain Opioid Prescription Regulations; Ohio's Medical Marijuana Control Program Update; Cosmetic Therapy Exam; February Office Closure


December 2018 eNews

New Rules for Chronic and Subacute Pain; Dietetics Jurisprudence Module Available; Respiratory Care Continuing Education on Laws and Ethics; New Email Address for Licensure, CME & Renewal Inquiries; 2019 Medical Board Officers; 2019 J-1 Waiver Program Application Cycle Now Open; Medical Marijuana - New Video for Patients and How-to Video for the Patient Registry; Upcoming Holiday Office Closure


November 2018 eNews

License Expire January 1? Renew Now; Communications to Prescribers Regarding OARRS and ICD-10 Code Compliance; New Rules Addressing PA Prescribing Practice; Ludy appointed to Dietetics Advisory Council; Medical Marijuana - New Videos, FAQs and CTR Applications; Upcoming Holiday Office Closures


October 2018 eNews

Communications to Prescribers Regarding OARRS and ICD-10 Code Compliance; Chronic and Sub-Acute Pain Prescribing Rules Update; One-Bite: Confidential Monitoring Program; Did You Know - Ohio Physician Loan Repayment Program (OPLRP); Standard Care Arrangements with Advanced Practice Nurses; Data 2000 Prescriber Training for Medication-Assisted-Treatment; Ohio Department of Health 2019 State J-1 Visa Waiver Program Application Cycle; Medical Marijuana - New Video for Physicians and CTR Applications; Holiday Office Closure


September 2018 eNews

Important Regulatory Changes for Physician Assistants; License Expire October 1? Renew Now; Elder Abuse Reporting Required; Please Update Your Public Address; Did You Know - OVI; HealthScene Ohio Summer 2018 Issue; Holiday Office Closure; Medical Marijuana; CTR Applications; Subject Matter Experts


August 2018 eNews

Upcoming license renewal deadlines; Confidential Monitoring Program rules effective August 31, 2018; FY 2018 annual report; drug abuse trends in Ohio; Did you know; board member reappointed; Certificates to Recommend; medical marijuana subject matter experts; CBD oil considered marijuana per federal law; track your CE/CME


July 2018 eNews

Licensure Survey; Did You Know; Supervision Agreement Changes; Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (OMMCP) Updates; Certificates to Recommend; Screen for Green (HABs); Track Your CE/CME; Website Updates; Hepatitis A Outbreak


June 2018

Supervision Agreement Changes; Upcoming License Renewal Deadlines; Policy Statement for Massage Therapists; Proposed Rules; Out-of-State License Verifications; Prescriber Resources; MMCP FAQs; Certificates to Recommend; NTSB Safety Recommendation; Harmful Algal Blooms; Free CME and Continuing Education Webinar


May 2018 eNews

ICD-10 Required on All Controlled Substance Rx; Rules Effective May 31, 2018; OARRS Prescriber Practice Reports; New Board Member Appointed; Medical Marijuana FAQs; Take Charge Ohio PSA; CE Broker Partnership; CME for Volunteer Services


April 2018 eNews

April 28 – National Drug Take Back Day; Respiratory Care Professional Renewal Reminder; Medical Board appoints Dietetics Advisory Council and Respiratory Care Advisory Council Members; Proposed Rules for Genetic Counselors, Dietetics and Respiratory Care; CTR Notice; Unclaimed Funds Reports


March 2018 eNews

MDs, DOs can apply for certificate to recommend (CTR); Schottenstein and Soin reappointed; OARRS Data Review; Updated FAQ for Office-based Opioid Treatment; Free Data 2000 Presciber Training; Seeking Expert Reviewers; Unclaimed Funds; Monthly Formal Action Reports


February 2018 eNews

April 1st Renewal Deadline Reminder; Dietetics and Respiratory Care Updates; Ohio Workers' Compensation Medical & Health Symposium; Health Disparities and Infant Mortality; Medical Marijuana Q&A; Winter Issue of HealthScene Ohio; Formal Actions Report


January 2018 eNews

Welcome Dietitians, Respiratory Care Professionals; Saferin Reappointed; Supervision Agreement Renewals; PAs and Allied Professional Renewal Deadline; Changes for Faxes Prescriptions; OH-ID security on eLicense; Seeking Expert Reviewers; Data 2000 Trainings; Medical Marijuana Q&A; PAs and x-rays


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