WSR 99-24-063

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


(Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery)

[ Filed November 29, 1999, 11:47 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: November 24, 1999.

Purpose: To raise fees as required by law to provide sufficient revenue to cover program expenditures.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 246-853-990 Osteopathic fees and renewal cycle.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.70.250.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-21-068 on October 19, 1999.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: The osteopathic physician fee for expired inactive license reissuance was left in and changed from $125 to $175. The osteopathic physician assistant late renewal penalty fee was changed from $125 to $100.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

November 23, 1999

Eric Stagle

for Mary Selecky

Secretary

OTS-3450.3


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98)

WAC 246-853-990
Osteopathic fees and renewal cycle.

(1) Licenses must be renewed every year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2, except postgraduate training limited licenses.

(2) Postgraduate training limited licenses must be renewed every year to correspond to program dates.

(3) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for osteopath:


Title of Fee Fee

Active renewal
$((360.00))

475.00

Active late renewal penalty 237.50
Certification of license ((25.00))

50.00

(4) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for osteopathic physician:
Endorsement application ((500.00))

650.00

Active license renewal ((360.00))

475.00

Active late renewal penalty 237.50
Active expired license reissuance 237.50
Inactive license renewal ((250.00)) 350.00
((Late renewal penalty 50.00
Expired license reissuance 180.00
Inactive license reinstatement 360.00))
Expired inactive license reissuance ((125.00))

175.00

Inactive late renewal penalty 175.00
Endorsement/state exam application ((500.00))

750.00

Reexam 100.00
Certification of license ((25.00))

50.00

Limited license application ((250.00))

300.00

Limited license renewal ((205.00))

250.00

Temporary permit application ((50.00))

70.00

Duplicate certificate 20.00
Substance abuse
monitoring surcharge ((15.00))

25.00

(5) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for osteopathic physician assistant:

Application

((150.00))

250.00

Renewal ((50.00))

200.00

Late renewal penalty 100.00
Expired license reissuance ((50.00))

100.00

Certification of license ((25.00))

30.00

Practice plan ((50.00))

70.00

Interim permit 167.00
License after exam 83.00
Duplicate certificate 20.00
Substance abuse
monitoring surcharge ((15.00))

25.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.  98-05-060, 246-853-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250 and chapters 18.57, 18.57A, 18.22 and 18.59 RCW.  94-22-055, 246-853-990, filed 11/1/94, effective 1/1/95.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250.  92-14-054 (Order 281), 246-853-990, filed 6/25/92, effective 7/26/92; 91-21-034 (Order 200), 246-853-990, filed 10/10/91, effective 11/10/91; 91-13-002 (Order 173), 246-853-990, filed 6/6/91, effective 7/7/91.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040.  91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as 246-853-990, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250.  90-04-094 (Order 029), 308-138-080, filed 2/7/90, effective 3/10/90.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086.  87-10-028 (Order PM 650), 308-138-080, filed 5/1/87.  Statutory Authority: 1983 c 168 12.  83-17-031 (Order PL 442), 308-138-080, filed 8/10/83.  Formerly WAC 308-138-060.]

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