ALBME

Administrative Rules

Administrative Rules are published by the Legislative Reference Service

Click here for Board of Medical Examiners Administrative Rules

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Emergency Rules

From time to time, the Board or Commission will adopt rules on an emergency basis. These rules are effective on the day they are filed and are effective for no more than 120 days.

None at this time.


Proposed Rules

January 2022

None.

December 2022

540-X-21, Policy on DATA 2000, Treatment of Opioid Addiction in the Medical Office - proposal is to repeal and replace this chapter with rules developed in accordance with Ala. Code §§ 20-2-300 through 302 concerning the use of buprenorphine in nonresidential treatment programs (MAT Act of 2019).

November 2022

540-X-7-.50, Qualifications of the Supervising Anesthesiologist - amendment to add experience requirements for a supervising anesthesiologist.

540-X-7, Appendix F, Reinstatement of Physician Assistant/Anesthesiologist Assistant License - amendments to clarify and expand background questions.

540-X-11, Guidelines for the Use of Lasers and Other Modalities Affecting Living Tissue - amendments to update categories of lasers, training requirements for practitioners, continuing education and maintenance of certification, and renewal of registration.

540-X-3-.11, Application Forms Required for a Certificate of Qualification - repeal rule as redundant.


Certified Final Rules (anticipated effective date 3/27/2023)

January 2022

540-X-7-.50, Qualifications of the Supervising Anesthesiologist - Anesthesiologist Assistant - amended to add experience requirements for a supervising anesthesiologist.

540-X-7, Appendix F, Reinstatement of Physician Assistant/Anesthesiologist Assistant License - amended to clarify and expand background questions.

540-X-3-.11, Application Forms Required for a Certificate of Qualification - repealed rule as redundant.

December 2022

540-X-3, Certificate of Qualification, Appendices A through F - amendments to application forms for certificates of qualification to clarify and expound upon background questions.

540-X-4, Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate, Appendices A through C and Rules 540-X-4-.02, .03, and .05 - repeal the appendices and state in the body of the rules the information that is elicited in the application forms. 

540-X-7, Assistants to Physicians, Appendices A, D, and E - amendments to application forms for assistants to physicians to clarify and expound upon background questions

540-X-12, Qualified Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate (P.A.), Appendices A through C and Rules 540-X-12-.02, 03, 03.01, .05.01, .07, and .07.01 - repeal the appendices and state in the body of the rules the information that is elicited in the application forms; require that copies of DEA registrations be provided; remove the term "dispense"; clarify that QACSC holders must comply with rules regarding the use of controlled substances for the treatment of pain; set forth prescription guidelines for controlled substances prescriptions.

540-X-18, Qualified Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate (CRNP/CNM), Appendices A through C and Rules 540-X-18-.02, 03, 03.01, .05.01, .07, and .07.01 - repeal the appendices and state in the body of the rules the information that is elicited in the application forms; require that copies of DEA registrations be provided; remove the term "dispense"; clarify that QACSC holders must comply with rules regarding the use of controlled substances for the treatment of pain; set forth prescription guidelines for controlled substances prescriptions.

540-X-20, Limited Purpose Schedule II Permit, Appendices A and B, and Rule 540-X-20-.06 - repeal the appendices and new rule setting forth prescription guidelines for controlled substances prescriptions.

November 2022

None.