Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1020-01-.11 - LICENSURE RENEWAL

All persons licensed by the Board must renew their licenses to be allowed to lawfully continue in practice. The due date for renewal is the last day of the month in which a licensee's birthdate falls, pursuant to the Division's biennial birthdate renewal system, shown as the expiration date on renewal certificates.

(1) Methods of Renewal
(a) lnternet Renewals - lndividuals may apply for renewal and pay the necessary fees via the lnternet. The application to renew can be accessed at:

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(b) Paper Renewals - For individuals who have not renewed their license online via the lnternet, a renewal application form will be mailed to each individual licensed by the Board to the last address provided to the Board. Failure to receive such notification does not relieve the licensee from the responsibility of meeting all requirements for renewal.
(2) To be eligible for licensure renewal, a licensee must submit to the Board Administrative Office on or before the due date for renewal all the following:
(a) A completed Board licensure renewal form.
(b) The Renewal Fee as provided in rule 1020-01-.02(1)(b).
(c) The State Regulatory Fee as provided in rule 1020-01-.02(1)(c).
(3) Licensees who fail to comply with the renewal rules or notification received by them concerning failure to timely renew shall have their licenses processed pursuant to rule 1200-10-1-.10.
(4) Reinstatement of an Expired License. Reinstatement of a license that has expired may be accomplished upon meeting the following conditions:
(a) At the discretion of the Board, either appear before it or submit a notarized statement setting forth the cause for failure to renew;
(b) Payment of all past due Renewal Fees and State Regulatory Fees. This amount shall not exceed the equivalent of the renewal fee at the time the reinstatement application is submitted plus the state regulatory fee times two (2);
(c) Payment of the Late Renewal Fee provided in Rule 1020-01-.02(1)(d);
(d) Compliance with the continuing education requirements of Rule 1020-01-.12. The total number of hours of continuing education shall not exceed thirty-six (36) hours. However, for those individuals certified as a preceptor at the time the license expired, the total number of hours of continuing education required shall not exceed fifty-four (54) hours; and
(e) If expiration was a result of failure to comply with T.C.A. § 63-16-107(e) and Rule 1020-01-.14, submit documentation of successful completion of the conditions imposed by the Board as a result of any disciplinary action or settlement pursuant to Rule 1020-01.14 or Rule 1020-01-.15.
(5) Any licensee who fails to renew licensure prior to the expiration of the second (2nd) year after which renewal is due must, in addition to completing the requirements of paragraph (4) of this rule, reapply for, take and pass the nursing home administration examinations pursuant to rule 1020-01-.10. If continuously and actively practicing in another state as a licensed nursing home administrator, reinstatement may be accomplished upon meeting the following conditions:
(a) Compliance with paragraph (2) of rule 1020-01-.08; and
(b) Compliance with paragraph (4) of this rule.
(6) Renewal issuance decisions pursuant to this rule may be made administratively or upon review by any Board member.

Notes

Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1020-01-.11
Original rule certified June 7, 1974. Repeal and new rule filed December 17, 1991; effective January 31, 1992. Amendment filed June 19, 1995; effective September 2, 1995. Repeal and new rule filed December 14, 1999; effective February 27, 2000. Amendment filed January 19, 2001; effective April 5, 2001. Amendment filed August 6, 2002; effective October 20, 2002. Amendment filed September 4, 2003; effective November 18, 2003. Amendment filed December 13, 2012; effective March 13, 2013.

Authority: T.C.A. §§ 4-5-202, 4-5-204, 63-1-107, 63-16-103, 63-16-104, 63-16-107, 63-16-108, and 6316-109.

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