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2005-2006 Regulatory Agendas

02-373
Board of Licensure in Medicine

AGENCY UMBRELLA-UNIT NUMBER: 02-373
AGENCY NAME: Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, Board of Licensure in Medicine

CONTACT PERSON: Randal C. Manning, Executive Director, 137 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333-0137. Tel. (207) 287-3605

EMERGENCY RULES ADOPTED SINCE THE LAST REGULATORY AGENDA: None

EXPECTED 2005 - 2006 RULE-MAKING ACTIVITY:

CHAPTER 1: Rules and Regulations for Physicians
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A. §3269(7)(10) §3280
PURPOSE: Chapter 1 will be amended to make technical revisions.
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: Begin Fall 2005.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Any person applying for or renewing medical licensure as well as citizens seeking medical services will be affected.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not contemplated

CHAPTER 2: Physician Assistants
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A. §§ 3269(7)and 3270-A, B & C
PURPOSE: Chapter 2 will be amended to make technical revisions.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not contemplated

CHAPTER 3: Physician Supervision of Physician Extenders
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A. §3271
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE: Begin Fall 2005.
PURPOSE: Chapter 3 will be amended to make technical revisions.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not contemplated

CHAPTER 10: Sexual Misconduct
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: Title 32 M.R.S.A. §§ 3269 (7) and 3270-A, B, C and 2562, 2594-C.3
PURPOSE: Possible changes based on ethical studies.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not contemplated

CHAPTER 11: Use of Controlled Substances for Treatment of Pain
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: Title 32 M.R.S.A. §§ 2562 and 3269(3)7)
PURPOSE: Anticipated changes to comply with clinical practice.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not contemplated

Amendments, adding Chapters 20, 22, 24, and 26 – filed August 16, 2006

CHAPTER 20: Medical Liability Demonstration Project (“The Project”)
Anesthesiology Specialty Practice Parameters and Risk Management Protocols
PURPOSE: Chapter 20 is being repealed and not replaced because the enabling statutes underlying the rule were repealed by laws 1999, Chapter 668.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not contemplated

CHAPTER 22: Medical Liability Demonstration Project (“The Project”)
Emergency Medicine Specialty Practice Parameters and Risk Management Protocols
PURPOSE: Chapter 22 is being repealed and not replaced because the enabling statutes underlying the rule were repealed by laws 1999, Chapter 668.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not contemplated

CHAPTER 24: Medical Liability Demonstration Project (“The Project”)
Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialty Practice Parameters and Risk Management Protocols
PURPOSE: Chapter 24 is being repealed and not replaced because the enabling statutes underlying the rule were repealed by laws 1999, Chapter 668.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not contemplated

CHAPTER 26: Medical Liability Demonstration Project (“The Project”)
Radiology Specialty Practice Parameters and Risk Management Protocols
PURPOSE: Chapter 26 is being repealed and not replaced because the enabling statutes underlying the rule were repealed by laws 1999, Chapter 668.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not contemplated