Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-19-.04 - Ownership And Operation

(1) All registrants must provide pain management services at a location owned and operated by one of the following:
(a) One or more physicians licensed to practice medicine in Alabama.
(b) A business entity registered with the Alabama Secretary of State's Office.
(c) A governmental entity or body, or political subdivision, or any combination thereof, including state universities and schools.
(2) In order to be registered, a physician shall certify that each practice location is under the direction of a medical director.
(3) Every registrant providing pain management services is required to register with the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) in order to obtain access to the Alabama Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) maintained by the ADPH.


Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-19-.04
New Rule: Filed November 14, 2013; effective December 29, 2013. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXVII, Issue No. 09, June 28, 2019, eff. 8/3/2019.

Author: Alabama Board of Medical Examiners

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยงยง 34-24-53; Act 2013-257.

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