ALBME

Administrative Rules

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Administrative Rules are published by the Legislative Reference Service

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.

540-X-7-.26ER, Limitations upon Utilization of Physician Assistants (P.A.):  Emergency rule and amended rule published for comment increase total FTEs from 4 to 9; collaborative/supervisory agreements in other states count towards this total; requirement for physician to disclose all agreements in all states; monthly QA for six months required for new agreements.


Proposed Rules

May 2021 (comment period ends 7/2/2021)

540-X-3-.25, Expedited License for Military Members and Spouses:  New rule would provide expedited issuance of licenses to practice medicine for military members and spouses.

540-X-7-.26, Limitations upon Utilization of Physician Assistants:  Amendments would increase total allowable number in all states of assistants to physicians, certified registered nurse practitioners, and/or certified nurse midwives supervised by or in collaboration with a physician from four to nine full time equivalents (FTEs); require biannual documented quality assurance reviews when physician collaborates with/supervises more than four FTEs per week; disclosure of existence of all collaborative/supervisory agreements in all states.

540-X-7-.69, Expedited License for Military Members and Spouses:  New rule would provide expedited issuance of licenses to practice as assistants to physicians for military members and spouses. 

545-X-8-.11, Dishonored Checks:  New rule to provide for a $30 fee for returned checks/negotiable instruments.

April 2021 (comment period ends 6/4/2021)

540-X-26, Pharmacy Collaborative Practice:  New chapter of rules provides for requirements for collaborative practices between physicians and pharmacists pursuant to Ala. Code § 34-23-77.


Certified Final Rules

June 2021 (effective date 8/14/2021)

545-X-2-.02, Initial License Applications: Repealed application form.

545-X-2-.06, License Issued for Participation in the Retired Senior volunteer Program: Repealed application form.

545-X-6-.03, Initial Special Purpose License Application: Repealed application form.

MAY 2021

None.

April 2021 (effective date 6/14/2021)

540-X-8-.01, .03, .04, .05.1, .06, .07, .08, .11, .12, .15, .17, .18, .19.1, .20, .21, .22, .25, .26, .29:  Multiple amendments regarding remote sites, full-time equivalents, required CME, and more.