All orthopedic physician assistants must
renew their licenses to be able to legally continue in practice. License
renewal is governed by the following:
due date for license renewal is its expiration date which is the last day of
the month in which a license holder's birthday falls pursuant to the Division
of Health Related Boards "biennial birthdate renewal system" contained in rule
Renewal - Licensees may accomplish renewal by one of the following methods:
Internet Renewals - Individuals may apply
for renewal via the Internet. The application to renew can be accessed at:
Paper Renewals - Licensees who
have not renewed their authorization online via the Internet, will have a
renewal application form mailed to them at the last address provided by them to
the Committee. Failure to receive such notification does not relieve the
individual of the responsibility of timely meeting all requirements for
renewal. To be eligible for renewal a licensee must submit to the Division of
Health Related Boards on or before the license's expiration date the following:
(i) A completed and signed renewal
(ii) The renewal
and state regulatory fees as provided in Rule 0880-10-.06.
(c) Any renewal application
received after the expiration date but before the last day of the month
following the expiration date must be accompanied by the Late Renewal Fee
provided in Rule 0880-10-.06.
Any individual who fails to comply with the license renewal rules and/or
notifications sent to them concerning failure to timely renew shall have their
license processed pursuant to rule 1200-10-1-.10.
(e) Anyone submitting a signed renewal form
or letter which is found to be untrue may be subject to disciplinary action as
provided in Rule 0880-10-. 15.
Any license holder who receives notice of licensure expiration may, within
thirty (30) days of receipt of the notice pursuant to Rule 0880-10-.11, execute
and file in the Board's administrative office an affidavit of retirement which
will effectively retire the license as of the thirtieth
(30th) day after the renewal due date.
Reinstatement of Expired
Licenses - Reinstatement of a license that has expired pursuant to rule
1200-10-1-.10 may be accomplished upon meeting the following conditions:
(a) Submission of a completed reinstatement
(b) Payment of all
past due renewal fees, including late renewal fee; and
(c) Proof of the required continuing
and reinstatement decisions pursuant to this rule may be made administratively
and are subject to Committee and Board review.
Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs.
Original Rule filed July
10, 1997; effective September 23, 1997. Amendment filed June 10, 1998;
effective October 28, 1998. Amendment filed June 25, 1998; effective October
30, 1998. Amendment filed August 28, 2002; effective November 11,
Authority: T.C.A. §§
4-5-204, 63-1-107, 63-19-104,
63-19-201, 63-19-206, and 63-19-209.