Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022
(1) Under the
circumstances where an anesthesiologist assistant is seeking registration to an
anesthesiologist not regularly engaged in the full-time practice of medicine
and/or in the circumstance where the anesthesiologist and the anesthesiologist
assistant seeking registration are each employees of a legal entity other than
a professional partnership, medical professional corporation, medical
professional association or physician practice foundation, the applicant shall
have the burden of satisfying the Board that there exists the supervisory
relationship between the anesthesiologist and the anesthesiologist assistant
contemplated by these rules.
Factors to be used by the Board in determining the nature of the relationship
shall include but are not limited to the following:
(a) The anesthesiologist's authority to
terminate the employment of the anesthesiologist assistant;
(b) The anesthesiologist's authority to
determine or recommend levels of compensation for the anesthesiologist
anesthesiologist's authority to enforce compliance with orders and directives
and to initiate suitable disciplinary action for violation of such orders and
(d) The extent to which
the anesthesiologist assistant may be subject to the direction and control in
matters relating to patient care of a person other than the anesthesiologist to
whom the assistant is registered;
(e) The extent to which the anesthesiologist
assistant is subject to the supervisory authority of a non-physician.
(3) In considering applications of
the type described above, the Board may require that the applicant submit
certificates in the form set forth in Appendix C to Chapter 7 from the
Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer or other acceptable authority of
any corporation, business firm or other legal entity which employs the
anesthesiologist assistant and the anesthesiologist to whom the assistant is to
Ala. Admin. Code r.
New Rule: Filed July 23,
1999; effective August 27, 1999. Amended: Filed November 22, 1999; effective
December 27, 1999. Repealed and New Rule: Filed August 22, 2002; effective
September 26, 2002. Repealed and New Rule: Filed September 19, 2002; effective
October 24, 2002.
Administrative Monthly Volume XL, Issue No. 02, November 30,
2021, eff. 1/14/2022.
was renumbered to .55 as per certification filed September 11, 2008; effective
October 16, 2008.
Author: Alabama State Board of Medical
Code of Ala.