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Continuing Medical Education for MDs/DOs

“... practitioners are required to complete continuing medical education.  Current requirements for physicians are summarized below. If you would like to review the current rule, these requirements are currently listed Board rule 166.2 available on our website at: http://www.tmb.state.tx.us/pag ... ”

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CME - MD - Board Cert - Tab 1

“... ensee becomes board certified or recertified in a medical specialty and the medical specialty program meets the standards of the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Medical Association, the Advisory Board for Osteopathic Specialists and Boards of Certification, or the American Osteop ... ”

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CME - MD - Exemption - Tab 3

“... onger than one year's duration outside the state; medical practice and residence of longer than one year's duration outside the United States; or good cause shown on written application of the licensee that gives satisfactory evidence to the board that the licensee is unable to comply with the requi ... ”

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Continuing Medical Education for PAs

“... practitioners are required to complete continuing medical education.   As of December 2018 Physician Assistant Registration/Renewal will begin the process of renewing biennially (every 2 years).   In order to stagger the roll out of the biennial renewals, all licensed Physician Assistants ... ”

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Continuing ED Requirements

“... mplete certain specific opioid related continuing medical education.  These new CME requirements related to opioids will be part of the Opioid Workgroup being formed by TMB to address the on-going public health crisis in a comprehensive, multi-faceted approach. This requirement applies to ... ”

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General Prescriptive Delegation FAQs

“... gs? Is prescriptive authority required to order durable medical equipment (DME)? Do I have to produce my prescriptive authority agreement or facility-based protocol if a licensing board asks to see it? What is the difference between medication orders and prescriptions? How many miles from my ... ”

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Prescriptive Authority Agreement FAQs

“... ptive authority agreement? Do I have to let the Medical Board know about my delegates/supervising physicians? ”

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Electronic Death 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 ... ”

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Faculty Temporary License

“... sure, but who have the expertise to educate Texas medical students, residents, and fellows, to practice within the confines of the sponsoring institution. The sponsoring institution may be: an accredited Texas medical school; The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler; The University of ... ”

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Fingerprinting

“... fy you from obtaining a license through the Texas Medical Board. For additional information please review the Texas State Auditor’s Guide to Applying for an Occupational License After Conviction or Deferred Adjudication. Fingerprinting services are provided through IdentoGo by IDEMIA (for ... ”

Website Linking Policy

“This policy documents the Texas Medical Board’s policy on linking between TMB and third-party websites. The policy helps ensure the following: 1. Information on TMB’s site benefits the public including consumers, licensees, applicants, stakeholder and interested parties.2. TMB site visit ... ”

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Governor's Texas Safety Action Report Directive on Providers’ Reporting to Law Enforcement

“... on Report issued on September 12, 2019, the Texas Medical Board would like to remind its licensees that Section 611.004(a)(2) of the Texas Health and Safety Code authorizes physicians, and persons licensed or certified by the state of Texas to diagnose, evaluate, or treat any mental or emotional con ... ”

Transfer and Disposal of Medical Records

“... res, terminates employment, or otherwise leaves a medical practice, he or she is responsible for: ensuring that patients receive reasonable notification and are given the opportunity to obtain copies of their records or arrange for the transfer of their medical records to another physician; and not ... ”

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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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Expedited Handling for Certain Psychiatry Applicants

“... ents for licensure under § 155.003(e) of the Medical Practice Act.   Applicants who qualify for expedited status will receive priority processing/handling of their applications, mail and inquiries. The application fee and licensure requirements are the same as that for a full medical lice ... ”

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May I maintain a copy of the PMP history report in the patient’s medical record?

“... of the PMP history report in the patient’s medical record.  There is no specific method required for documenting that the PMP has been checked prior to issuing a prescription.  Certain electronic medical record systems, for example, may provide other ways to document that the review ... ”

Will I automatically be sent fingerprint cards if I enter an out-of-state address when I apply?

“... equest a fingerprint card by contacting the Texas Medical Board at Screen-CIC@tmb.state.tx.us if they are an applicant, or at Registrations@tmb.state.tx.us if they are a licensee. When emailing the request, please include a current mailing address. ”

How do I verify disciplinary action on a Medical Physicist?

“Disciplinary actions for Medical Physicists are available at: http://www.tmb.state.tx.us/page/DSHS-Transferred-Licenses under the Disciplinary/Enforcement Actions tab labeled “Medial Physicist”. ”

Why was the NCT permit eliminated?

“... session, SB 674 changed the law so that the Texas Medical Board is no longer required to register NCTs who work for physicians.  What remains is the requirement that NCTs obtain placement on the MRT Board’s general registry, or have an approved a hardship exemption, prior to starting prac ... ”

Why can’t I register my NCT permit and my NCT registry at the same time?

“... session, SB 674 changed the law so that the Texas Medical Board is no longer required to register NCTs who work for physicians.  What remains is the requirement that NCTs obtain placement on the MRT Board’s general registry, or have an approved a hardship exemption, prior to starting prac ... ”

Why do I have to be fingerprinted for my first NCT Registry renewal with the Texas Medical Board?

“The fingerprint background check will be required prior to the completion of your initial TMB registration/renewal, per the new statutory requirement set out in Texas Occupations Code, Sec 601.1111. ”

What is my 6 digit Medical Board issued ID number for use in scheduling fingerprinting?

“This number, assigned to you at the time you submitted your application for licensure, can be found in the email correspondence you received from the Board indicating the status of your application (be sure to check the subject line as well as the text of the email).If you are still unable to locate ... ”

My Board issued 6 digit Medical Board issued ID number doesn’t work with the vender’s website.  What do I do?

“Please be sure you are entering your Board issued 6 digit ID# with “MB-“in front – example: MB-123456  ”

How do I change my address with the Texas Medical Board?

“As part of the “My TMB” system, we are now able to offer the ability to update mailing and practice addresses online for the majority of our licensees. To update your mailing or practice address online click the “My TMB” link in the upper right hand corner of our website ... ”

What is the penalty for renewing past the expiration date?

“... e is no grace period for the expiration date of a Medical Radiologist Technologist permit (general or limited). Once the expiration date has occurred, a penalty fee equal to one half of the registration fee will be added. After 90 days, the penalty fee will increase to equal a full registration fee. ... ”

Why do I have to be fingerprinted for my first renewal with the Texas Medical Board?

“The fingerprint background check is required prior to the completion of your initial TMB registration/renewal,per the new statutory requirement set out in Texas Occupations Code, Sec 601.1111. ”

Why do I have to be fingerprinted for my first renewal with the Texas Medical Board?

“The fingerprint background check will be required prior to the completion of your initial TMB registration/renewal,per the new statutory requirement set out in Texas Occupations Code, Sec 604.1523. ”

Will I continue to renew my license in my birth month?

“... ermit holder’s birth month). Moving forward medical physicist licensees will expire once a year, on May 31st.As part of the transition from DSHS to TMB, existing medical physicist licenses will have their first registration with TMB per the existing permit expiration date. The renewal fee char ... ”

What is the penalty for renewing past the expiration date?

“... e is no grace period for the expiration date of a Medical Physicist permit. Once the expiration date has occurred, a penalty fee equal to one half of the registration fee will be added. After 90 days, the penalty fee will increase to equal a full registration fee. If a license has been expired for o ... ”

Why do I have to be fingerprinted for my first renewal with the Texas Medical Board?

“The fingerprint background check is required prior to the completion of your initial TMB registration/renewal, per the new statutory requirement set out in Texas Occupations Code, Sec 602.2101. ”