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02-383
Board of Osteopathic Licensure
2002-2003 Regulatory Agenda

AGENCY UMBRELLA-UNIT NUMBER: 02-383
AGENCY NAME: Board of Osteopathic Licensure (affiliated with the Department of Professional & Financial Regulation)

CONTACT PERSON: Susan E. Strout, Executive Secretary, 142 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0142. Telephone: 207/287-2480 - Fax 207/287-3015

EMERGENCY RULES ADOPTED SINCE LAST REGULATORY AGENDA: None

EXPECTED 2002/2003 RULE-MAKING ACTIVITY:

NEW RULE CHAPTER (#?): Schedule for License Renewals
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A. §§2562 & 2581
PURPOSE: To describe the staggered renewal schedule for renewal of an osteopathic physician's license.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: Summer/Fall 2002
AFFTECTED PARTIES: Osteopathic physicians licensed in Maine.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not contemplated

NEW RULE CHAPTER (#?): Offer, Sale, Rental or Lease of Health-Related or Non-Health Related Goods
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A. §§2562 & 2581
PURPOSE: To establish policy and guidelines regarding the offer, sale, rental or lease of health-related or non-health related goods by a physician or physician assistant.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: Fall/Winter 2002/2003
AFFECTED PARTIES: Citizens and licensees of the State of Maine.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not contemplated

NEW RULE CHAPTER (#?): Physician/Physician Assistant - Patient Boundaries - Gifts
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A. §§2562 & 2581
PURPOSE: The purpose of this rule is to identify under what circumstances the giving or receiving of gifts by a physician or physician assistant is considered as unprofessional conduct.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: Fall/Winter 2002/2003
AFFECTED PARTIES: Citizens and licensees of the State of Maine.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not contemplated

NEW RULE CHAPTER (#?): Alternative Therapies
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A. §§2562 & 2581
PURPOSE: To clarify the professional responsibilities of those osteopathic physicians who utilize alternative therapies in their treatment of patients.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: Winter/Spring 2002/2003
AFFECTED PARTIES: Citizens and licensees of the State of Maine.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not contemplated


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