MEDICINE, BOARD OF

(formerly the Board of Registration in Medicine)

Board of Registration in Medicine

#116.1 Description of Organization

                        a.         Composition of Board of Registration in Medicine

                        b.         Method of Operation

                        c.         Public Information - availability, submission of samples

#116.2 Statutory Responsibility

#116.3 Declaratory Ruling

#116.4 Rules and Regulations - adoption

                        a.         Authority

                        b.         Procedure

#116.5 Exhibits

#1136  R. & R. of State Bd. of Registration in Medicine, as amd by #1203

#1203  Addendum to R. & R.'s of Bd. of Registration in Medicine -amd #1136

#1310  Rules & Regs. for the Administration of the Occupational Therapy Practice Act. - eff. 2-4-79

#1428  Rules and Regs. relative to definition of Professional Nursing (eff. 8-22-79)

#1440  Letter noting typing error in Addendum (Doc. #1203)

#1497  Rules & Regs. for Physician's Assistants (eff. 11-29-79)

#2197  Adopt Amendments to Physician's Assistants rules Med 601-607 (eff 12-2-82)

#2198  Amend Med 603.03 Emergency Room Duty (eff 12-2-82)

#2199  Readopt all Board of Medicine Rules Med 100-700 (eff 12-2-82)

#2200  Adopt Med 800 Physical Therapy rules (eff 12-2-82)

#2606  Amend Med 700 Rules for Licensure of Occupational Therapists (eff 1-27-84)

#2910  Adopt entire set of rules Med 100-800 (no amendments) (eff 11-21-84)

#4651  Readopt with amendment Med 800 Physical Therapy (eff 7-25-89)

#4745  Adopt Med 600 Physician Assistant Rules (amended) (eff 1-25-90)

#4746  Adopt Med 700 (w/amendments) Occupational Therapy Rules (eff 1-25-90)

#4902  Amend various sections of Med 600 Physician's Assistants (eff 8/3/90).

#4932* Adopt Med 1000 Respiratory Care Practitioner (eff 9-19-90)

#4970* Amend Med 100-500 Rewrite to Coincide with Rulemaking Language, Amend 200-400 (eff 11/8/90).

#5091  Adopt w/amd Med 608.09 (DEA) License Required (eff 3-13-91)

#5092  Adopt w/amd Med 102.01(d) Nursing and Medicine Boards to Jointly Agree on Medication Formulary (eff 3-13-91)

#5223* Adopt amended changes to Med 105.03, 205.02, 206.09, 206.11, 305.04, 306.01, 306.04, 401.04, 403.01, 501.02 and 502.01 (eff 9/12/91)

#5402* Adopt and Amend Med 200 and 400 Method Processing, Suspension, Administrative Fines (eff 5-22-92)

#5464* Amend Med 704.04; 704.05; and 706.01 Various amendments to Board of Medicine Rules (eff 9-4-92)

#5690* Readopt w/amd Med 407 Administrative Fines (eff 8-26-93)

#5782* Readopt w/amd Med 306.05, 306.06, 501 and 502 Changes in Med Rules relative to Continuing Education (eff 2-3-94)

#5785* Adopt Med 213 Procedures for Petitioning the Board (eff 2-4-94)

#5786* Readopt w/amend Med 800 Changes in Med 800 Rules Licensure of Physical Therapist (eff 2-4-94)

#5838* Adopt, Amd, Repeal, Readopt w/amd Med 100-800 and 1000, Various sections amended (eff 6-17-94)

#5908* Amd, Readopt w/amd, Repeal Various Med 300 and Med 502.02 Reinstatement and Application Rules (10-7-94)

NOTE:

            Pursuant to 1995, 286:1, effective 1-1-96, the Board of Registration in Medicine was renamed the Board of Medicine.

Board of Medicine

#6306* Adopt, Amend, Readopt w/amd Med 801-802, 804-808 Updated Physical Therapy Rules to Comply with Statutory Changes (eff 7-30-96)

#6377* Adopt Med 700 Practice of Occupational Therapy (eff 11-25-96)

#6471* Adopt Med 1100 Practice and Certification of Athletic Trainers (eff 3-25-97)

#6472* Adopt Med 600 Regulating Physician Assistant Licensure (eff 3-25-97)

#6517* Adopt, Repeal, Readopt w/amd Med 200, 400, & 500 Rules Governing the Practice of Medicine (eff 5-30-97)

#6554* Adopt Med 100 Organizational Rules (eff 7-31-97)

#6576* Adopt Med 300 Licensure Requirements (eff 9-15-97)

#6649* Amend Med 805.01 Physical Therapy Exam Fees (eff 12-9-97)

NOTE:

            Pursuant to 1997, 287:1, 287:5, 287:18, 287:37, and 287:66, effective 1-1-98, responsibility over occupational therapists, respiratory care practitioners, athletic trainers, and physical therapists was transferred to the Office of Licensed Allied Health Professionals and the Governing Boards of those professions. The existing rules in these areas of the Board of Medicine remain in effect pursuant to 1997, 287:57, effective 1-1-98, until amended, replaced or repealed by the Board of Directors of the Office of Licensed Allied Health Professionals and the respective Governing Boards.

            See the filing histories for those agencies for filings after 1-1-98 in these areas.

#6828* Amend, Readopt w/amd Med 608.01 and 611.01 Renewal of License and Licensing Fees for Physician Assistants (eff 8-11-98)

#6906* Amend Med 305.01(b) and Med 303.02(c) Rules Regarding the Practice of Medicine in New Hampshire (eff 12-4-98)

#7150* Adopt, Amend, Readopt w/amd Med 407, 501.01 & 501.02 Professional Rehabilitation Agreements and Amendments to Ethical Standards (eff 12-7-99)

#7230* Amend Med 101.01 Purpose and Scope (eff 4-11-00)

#7312* Amend Med 306.01 Fee for Renewal for Physicians Licensed in NH (eff 6-24-00)

#7340* Amend Med 305.03(c)(5) Resident Licenses in New Hampshire (eff 8-3-00)

#7591* Amend Med 301.03(a)(28) Application for Licensure (eff 11-14-01)

#7868* Amend Med 501.02(h) Rules Regarding Ethical Standards for Physicians Licensed in N.H. (eff 4-4-03)

#7949* Amend, Readopt w/amd Med 301.04 (a) & (b), 306.01, 401.01, 401.02 intro., (a) & (b), 401.03 (a) & 401.04 Rules Regarding Reinstatement and Renewal of Licenses and Fees for Physicians (eff 9-6-03)

#8037* Readopt w/amd Med 306.01 Rules Governing the Fees for the Board of Medicine (eff 2-10-04)

#8068* Amend, Readopt w/amd Med 301.01(g), 301.03(c)(1)-(3), 306.01, 501.01(a) Definitions, Application Process, License Fees and Ethical Standards for the Board of Medicine Applicants (eff 4-10-04)

#8096* Amend Med 301.03(a)(2) and 401.03(b)(1) Rules Defining the Application for Initial Licensure and Application for Renewal of License in New Hampshire (eff 6-5-04)

NOTE:

            Under the authority transferred by 1997,287, the Governing Board of Respiratory Care Practitioners filed a repeal under Document #8166 of Med 1003.01 (j), Med 1003.03 (b)(7), Med 1004.02, and Med 1006.01 (a), (b), (c), and (e), effective 9-11-04 relative to fees governing respiratory care practitioners.  See the filing history of the Governing Board of Respiratory Care Practitioners for further details of the filing under Document #8166.

#8188* Amend Med 303.01(a)(3), (b)-(d) & 303.02(c)(2) & (3)Rules Defining the Examination Requirements for Initial Licensure (eff 10-12-04)

#8429* Amend Med 401.03(b)(7), (b)(9)-(13) & 501.02(h) Rules Describing the Renewal Application Process and Standards of Conduct for Physicians (eff 9-13-05)

#8662* INTERIM RULE Adopt/Amend Med 200, various sections of Med 300, 400 & 500 Practice and Procedure Rules Regarding Physicians Licensed or Applying for a License in New Hampshire (eff 06-16-06) EXPIRES: 12-13-06

#8678* Adopt, Readopt w/Amend Med 600 Rules Governing the Practice of Physician Assistants
(eff 7-11-06)

#8944-A*         Adopt Med 201-209, 211 & 213 Practice and Procedure (eff 7-18-07) DO NOT EXPIRE

#8944-B*         Adopt Med 210 & 212 Nonadjudicatory Investigations and Waiver of Substantive Rules (eff 7-18-07)

#8945* Adopt, Readopt, Readopt w/Amend Med 300-500 Physicians Licensed or Applying for a License in New Hampshire (eff 7-18-07)

#9900* Adopt, Amend, Repeal, Readopt w/Amend Med 100-600 various sections Definitions and Access to Public Records, Practice and Procedures, Fees, Licensure Requirements, Renewal, Continuing Medical Education and Ongoing Requirements, and Ethical Standards for Physicians.  Supervision of Physician Assistants, Initial and Renewal Procedures, and Fees for Physician Assistants (eff 4-12-11)

#10097*           Readopt w/Amend Med 412.03 & 413.02 Terms of Voluntary Surrender, Reviewing a Settlement Agreement (eff 3-9-12)

#10125-A*    Readopt w/Amend Med 103.01-103.03, 201.02, 205.03 Board Organization; Investigations (eff 5-9-12) DO NOT EXPIRE

#10125-B*       Readopt w/Amend Med 303.01, & 403.02 Examination Requirements; Renewal Application; Change of Address (eff 5-9-12)

#10331*           Readopt w/Amend Med 403.01, 501.02, & 608.01 Rules Regarding Severance of Connection, Standards of Conduct and Physician Assistant Renewal Applications (eff 5-8-13)

#10876&          Amend Med 401.03 (b) various subparagraphs & (e), 401.05 (a) various subparagraphs, & 501.02 (k) - (o) New Requirements for Physician License Renewal (eff 7-8-15)

#10925*           INTERIM RULE - Adopt, Amend Med 301.04, 401.01, 401.02, 401.04, 401.05 (a) intro., (a)(1)-(3), 411.01-411.03, 412.01, 412.02, & 501.01 Adoption of Expired Physician Rules (eff 9-4-15) EXPIRES: 3-2-16

#10926*           INTERIM RULE – Adopt Med 601.01-601.08, 602.03-602.04, 603.01, 605.01-605.02, 607.01, 609.01, 609.03, 610.01-610.02, & 612.01 Adoption of Expired Physician Assistant Rules (eff 9-4-15) EXPIRES: 3-2-16

#10969*           EMERGENCY RULE – Amend Med 501.02(i) Emergency Rules for Opioid Prescribing (eff 11-6-15) EXPIRES: 5-4-16

#11048*           Amend, Repeal, Readopt, Readopt w/Amend Med 401.01, 401.02, 401.03(a)-(d), 401.04, 401.05(a)(1)-(5), 411.01-411.03, 412.01, 412.02, & 501.01 Physician Licensing, Renewals, Administrative Fines, Voluntary Surrenders, and Obligation to Obey (eff 3-2-16)

#11049*           Readopt, Readopt w/Amend Med 601, 602.03, 602.04, 603, 605, 607, 608, 609.01, 609.03, 610, & 612 Physician Assistant Licensing, Renewals, Administrative Fines, Voluntary Surrenders, and Obligation to Obey (eff 3-2-16)

#11089*           REPEAL OF EMERGENCY RULE – Repeal Med 501.02(I) Emergency Rules for Opioid Prescribing (eff 5-3-16)

#11090*           Adopt Med 502 Opioid Prescribing Rules (eff 5-3-16)

#12038*           Readopt w/Amend Med 502 Opioid Prescribing (eff 1-1-17)

#12117            DECLARATORY RULING—Concerning whether the Petitioner should answer “yes” to Question #15 of the Board’s “Addendum to Uniform Application” asking whether the applicant has been a defendant in a criminal proceeding which has not been annulled, consistent with RSA 651:4, if the applicant had been a defendant in a criminal proceeding which was “sealed” under Massachusetts General Laws M.G.L. c. 276 Section 100A.  (eff 2-17-17)

#12915 DECLARATORY RULING—Concerning whether a person who identifies himself or herself as a nurse anesthesiologist, or otherwise uses the term “anesthesiologist” in a professional title, without a license from the Board of Medicine, is holding himself or herself as qualified to practice medicine when not qualified or licensed to do so, in violation of RSA 329:24, I.
(eff 11-8-19)

#12972*           Adopt, Readopt, Readopt w/Amend Med 300-600 various sections Licensure Requirements, Renewal Requirements, Ethical Standards, and Physician Assistant Rules (eff 1-10-20)

#13014 EMERGENCY RULE – Amend Med 602.02 Number of Physician Assistants Supervised (eff 4-1-20 EXPIRES: 9-28-20

#13083*           Readopt w/Amend Med 411.02 Criteria for Setting Fines (eff 8-7-20)

#13248*     Readopt w/Amend Med 502.03 and Med 502.05 Definitions and Opioids Used for Chronic Pain (eff 8-6-21)

 

#13249*     Readopt w/Amend Med 600 (various) Physician Assistants (eff 8-6-21)