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Physician Additional Registration Fees

“... mation is seen, processed, or stored by the Texas Medical Board. The payment portion of the online registration system is handled by Texas.gov, the official website of Texas.  The price of this service includes funds that support the ongoing operations and enhancements of Texas.gov, w ... ”

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Jointly Owned Entities Physicians/Physician Assistants

“... ; carrying out research in the public interest in medical science, medical economics, public health, sociology, or a related field;                supporting medical education in medical schools through grants or scholarships; &nb ... ”

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Licensure Credential Verification Process Letter

“... 2   To whom it may concern:   The Texas Medical board has a website located at http://www.tmb.state.tx.us . We have a public web based verification system that is run in-house located on our website. To access this database choose the link “Look up a License” from our home page ... ”

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Full Texas Medical License Overview

“The Texas Medical Board issues a full unrestricted medical license to qualified physicians to practice medicine in Texas.  Applicants who do not qualify for a full medical license may qualify for a limited license or permit.  The Licensure Department of the Texas Medical Board is committed ... ”

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Useful Links to Related Sites

“... tability Act Education/Schools All United States Medical Schools Medical Schools Osteopathic Medical Colleges Texas Medical Schools Baylor College of Medicine Texas A&M University Health Science Center Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center ... ”

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Texas Medical Board Committees

“... egarding changes or implementation of such rules. Medical Board Committee List ”

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Electronic Death Certificate Registration

“... timely register for electronic filing, the Texas Medical Board may take action based on the violation. (See Tex. Health and Safety Code, §193.005) Texas Electronic Vital Events Registrar (TxEVER) supports all vital events operations, including reporting, registration, and amendments of births ... ”

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Texas Medical Board History

“In 1837, the Medical Practice Act was written by Dr. Anson Jones, one of the few formally trained physicians in Texas at that time. The Congress of the Republic of Texas then created the Board of Medical Censors for the purposes of administering examinations and granting medical licenses. The Board ... ”

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Texas Medical Board Overview

“ The Texas Medical Board consists of 12 physician members and seven public members appointed for six-year terms by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. The full Board convenes five times a year. Typical Board business includes interviewing licensure candidates, considering disciplinary matters, ... ”

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Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Designation

“Maintaining independent medical judgment among hospital-employed physicians.   Senate Bill 894 allows hospitals in certain circumstances to directly hire physicians — but it also provides clear protections to ensure that employed physicians maintain independent medical judgment.   C ... ”

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Laws/Practice Acts

“... assistants, acupuncturists, surgical assistants, medical radiologic technologists, medical physicists, perfusionists, and respiratory care practitioners. The relevant chapters are listed below.   The complete code is available here: Full Texas Occupations Code. Code Highlights: Physician ... ”

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Non-Profit Health Organizations Registration

“... ce Acts) and Board Rules authorize the Texas Medical Board to approve and certify two types of health organizations which meet certain strict criteria. Both types of nonprofit health organizations must keep TMB informed of changes in their by-laws and boards of directors, and must file detailed ... ”

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Non-Profit Health Organizations Licensing

“... Acts ) and Board Rules authorizes the Texas Medical Board to approve and certify two types of health organizations which meet certain strict criteria. Both types of nonprofit health organizations must keep TMB informed of changes in their by-laws and boards of directors, and must file detailed ... ”

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Consumer/Public Quick Links

“ Look Up a License Place a Complaint Calendar & Agendas Open Records TMB Data Reports Consumer Guides Laws & Rules Press Releases TMB Bulletins Contact Us ”

Tanning Advisory Statement

“... enacted by the 81st Legislature (2009), the Texas Medical Board approved the revised advisory statement regarding the dangers and health implications of tanning and has made the statement available on this website for easy download and printing by a tanning facility owner or operator. Printable Tann ... ”

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Title: Rule Changes March 07, 2012

Description: Rule Changes March 07, 2012

Document: ... HYSICIAN PROFILES 22 TAC 173.1, 173.3 The Texas Medical Board adopted amendments to 173.1, concerning Profile Contents; and 173.3, concerning Physician-Initiated Updates. The amendment to 173.1 clarifies what utilization review services are subject to reporting on a physician's profile and spec ...

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Title: Rule Changes March 07, 2002

Description: Rule Changes March 07, 2002

Document: ... 163.10 regarding the performance and delivery of medical education, examinations, education and documentation requirements, relicensure requirements, and the use of the Federation of State Medical Board's Credentials Verification Service (FCVS). Chapter 171, Postgraduate Training Permits (new title ...

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Title: Rule Changes April 16, 2008

Description: Rule Changes April 16, 2008 

Document: ... ent that a physician who wishes to have an active medical license after his license has been revoked or suspended must also demonstrate that his service would benefit the citizens of Texas, amending 167.1 Reinstatement and Reissuance of Medical License Following Suspension or Revocation and 167.3 Ap ...

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Title: Rule Changes April 27, 2003

Description: Rule Changes April 27, 2003

Document: ... new '174.17 regarding the use of the Internet in medical practice. Chapter 184, Surgical Assistants. Amendments to 184.25 regarding continuing education for surgical assistants. Chapter 187, Procedural Rules. Amendments to 187.10, .12, and .13 which will formalize the procedure whereby the Execu ...

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Title: Rule Changes May 01, 2006

Description: Rule Changes May 01, 2006 

Document: ... les by the acupuncture board with approval of the medical board; provide for advice by the acupuncture board to the medical board for Acudetox Specialist training programs; update the name of the Texas Medical Board; and propose new 183.23 in order to reference Chapter 196, regarding voluntary surre ...

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Title: Rule Changes February 28, 1999

Description: Rule Changes February 28, 1999 

Document: ... acceptable for licensure. Chapter 197, Emergenc y Medical Service, sections 197.2-197.5 are repealed and replaced with new language

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Title: Rule Changes January 25, 2006

Description: Rule Changes January 25, 2006

Document: ... ovisions. Amendments change "Texas State Board of Medical Examiners" to "Texas Medical Board" and "Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners" to "Texas Physician Assistant Board;" the number of members of the Texas Medical Board to 19 and the number of public members to 7. Chapter 163, Lice ...

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Title: Rule Changes January 22, 2009

Description: Rule Changes January 22, 2009

Document: ... re recognized for the purpose of an international medical school graduate to prove that the medical school was substantially equivalent to a Texas medical school at the time of attendance. Chapter 165 Medical Records, amending 165.1, Medical Records, clarifies that a physician must destroy medical r ...

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Title: Rule Changes January 17, 2011

Description: Rule Changes January 17, 2011

Document: ... ial Surgery, or is a member the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or the American Osteopathic Association Bureau of Osteopathic Specialties (BOS) or b) if their certifying board can meet specific standards outlined in the rule. Physicians whose certifying boards are not specifically named ...

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Title: Rule Changes January 09, 2005

Description: Rule Changes January 09, 2005

Document: ... complete board rules. Chapter 162, Supervision of Medical Students: Amendments to 162.1 repealing requirement that supervising physician hold clinical faculty appointment and new 162.2 adding provisions of Chapter 186, Supervision of Physician Assistant Students. Chapter 166, Physician Registratio ...

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Title: Rule Changes January 09, 2003

Description: Rule Changes January 09, 2003

Document: ... nt procedure notification. Chapter 197, Emergency Medical Service. Rule review and amendments to 197.2 and 197.3 regarding definitions and responsibilities of the off -line medical director. Chapter 199, Public Information. Amendment to 199.2 regarding clarification of the deadline for members of ...

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Title: Rule Changes January 04, 2007

Description: Rule Changes January 04, 2007

Document: ... ed rule sets forth appropriate standards for good medical practice in the treatment of pain. Chapter 183, Acupuncture - amending 183.2 Definitions, to allow licensing of an applicant who graduated from an acupuncture school that was in candidacy status at the time of graduation; 183.4 Licensure, to ...

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Title: Rule Changes January 02, 2013

Description: Rule Changes January 02, 2013

Document: ... clarify that licensure applicants who are foreign medical school graduates, including Fifth pathways, must demonstrate board certification at time of application or prior to licensure during the licensure application process if physician intends to use board certification as an alternate grounds for ...

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Title: Press Release January 6, 2011

Description: Press Release January 6, 2011

Document: Texas Medical Board Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, January 6, 2011 Media contact: Public Information Officer Leigh Hopper at leigh.hopper@tmb.state.tx.us or (512) 305-7018. Non-media contact: (512) 305-7030 or (800) 248-4062. Texas Medical Board Announces New Medical Director The Tex ...

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Title: Press Release January 18, 2011

Description: Press Release January 18, 2011 (PDF File)

Document: Texas Medical Board Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 18, 2011 Media contact: Public Information Officer Leigh Hopper at leigh.hopper@tmb.state.tx.us or (512) 305-7018. Non-media contact: (512) 305-7030 or (800) 248-4062. Houston doctor Julia Ward, M.D., suspended for illegal o ...

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Do I have to let the Medical Board know about my delegates/supervising physicians?

“... w to register their delegating physicians, as the Medical Board does not have licensing authority for nurses. ”

Are there any additional requirements that I need to complete before I request to return my retired physician license to an active status?

“... wship or other structured program; passage of the Medical Jurisprudence Examination; and/or such other remedial or restrictive conditions or requirements which, in the discretion of the board, are necessary to ensure protection of the public and minimal competency of the applicant to safely practice ... ”

What amount of detail must be in the documentation of the PMP check?

“As with all medical records documentation, the notation must be contemporaneous, legible and provide complete information.  In this case, complete information would include the date of the review and the identity of the provider who reviewed the information. ... ”

Does everyone at my practice have to apply for a waiver or just the medical director?

“Currently, each individual physician who needs a waiver will have to apply for their own individual waiver. Although this may change in the future, TMB is currently unable to track waivers by group.       ”