Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-16-.07 - Effect Of Special Purpose License

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022

(a) The issuance by the Commission of a special purpose license to practice medicine or osteopathy across state lines subjects the licensee to the jurisdiction of the Board and the Commission in all matters set forth in Sections 34-24-50 to 34-24-83, inclusive, Code of Ala. 1975, and Sections 34-24-310 to 34-24-406, inclusive, Code of Ala. 1975, and the rules and regulations of the Commission and the board, including all matters related to discipline.
(b) It shall be the affirmative duty of every licensee to report to the Board of Medical Examiners in writing within fifteen days of the initiation of any disciplinary action against the license to practice medicine or osteopathy of the licensee by any state or territory in which the licensee is licensed.
(c) By accepting a special purpose license, the licensee agrees to produce patient medical records or other materials as requested by the Board and to appear before the Board or any of its committees following receipt of a written notice issued by the Board or its authorized representation.
(d) A special purpose license to practice medicine of osteopathy across state lines in subject to each of the grounds for disciplinary action as provided in Section 34-24-360, Code of Ala. 1975, in accordance with the procedures set out in Section 34-24-361, Code of Ala. 1975, and the Alabama Administrative Procedure Act.
(e) The holder of a special purpose license shall comply with all laws, rules, and regulations governing the maintenance of patient medical records, including patient confidentiality requirements, regardless of the state where the medical records of any patient within this state are maintained.

Authors: Wendell R. Morgan, Patricia E. Shaner, Attorneys for the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners


Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-16-.07
New Rule: Filed September 17, 1997; effective October 22, 1997.

Statutory Authority: Act 97-166

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