Rules & Statutes
WARNING: While we have taken care with the accuracy of the files accessible here, they are not "official" state rules in the sense that they can be used before a court. Anyone who needs a certified copy of a rule chapter should contact the APA Office (Maine Administrative Procedure Act).
The rules are available for viewing by clicking on the appropriate links listed below.
- Ch. 1 Physicians (DOCX)
- Ch. 2 Physician Assistants (DOC)
- Ch. 4 Rules for the Issuance of Citations (PDF)
- Ch. 5 Rules for Collaborative Drug Therapy Management (PDF)
- Ch. 6 Telemedicine Standards of Practice(PDF)
- Ch. 10 Sexual Misconduct (Note: Chapter 10 is a joint rule with 02-383, Board of Osteopathic Licensure.) (DOC)
- Ch. 21 Use of Controlled Substances for Treatment of Pain (DOC)
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The governing statues for the Board of medicine are found in the following locations.This is not a complete listing of Statutes. If you have any questions regarding this material, please contact us at (207) 287-3601.
- Administrative Procedures Act 5 M.R.S. § 8001-10,005
- Board of Licensure in Medicine 32 M.R.S. § 3263 - 3300
- Complaint Investigation - Issuance of subpoenas 10 M.R.S. § 8003-A
- Counseling for HIV Tests 5 M.R.S. § 19204-A
- Department of Professional & Financial Regulations Statutes 10 M.R.S. § 8001-8008
- Good Samaritan Law Immunity from civil liability 14 M.R.S. § 164
- Interstate Medical Compact 32 M.R.S. § § 18501-18525
- Letters of Guidance 10 M.R.S. § 8003(5)(E) - point your browser at this link and scroll down to section 5, E.
- License Disqualification on the Basis of Criminal Record 5 M.R.S. Chapter 341, § 5301 § 5304
- Maine Health Security Act 24 M.R.S. § 2501-2511
- Medical Records (patient access and fees) 22 M.R.S. § 1711
- Medical Use of Marijuana 22 M.R.S. § 2383-B 5
- Registration of Deaths 22 M.R.S. § 2842
- Fees charged for records 22 M.R.S. § 1711-A
- Patient access to treatment records; health care practitioners 22 M.R.S. § 1711-B
- Confidentiality of health care information 22 M.R.S. § 1711-C.
- Licensure Required 32 M.R.S. § 3270
- License and regulation 32 M.R.S. § 3270-B.
- Disciplinary sanctions ( including grounds for discipline) 32 M.R.S. § 3282-A.