Chapter 4731-22 Emeritus Registration

4731-22-01 Definitions.

As used in Chapter 4731-22 of the Administrative Code:

(A) "Active" is a status that means an individual may perform acts that would constitute the practice of medicine requiring a license.

(B) "Board" means the state medical board of Ohio.

(C) "Registrant" means an individual who holds an emeritus registration.

(D) "Retired" is a status that means an individual has no active license in another state, or agrees in the emeritus application that he or she will not apply for renewal or reinstatement of any license held in another state.

Effective: 08/31/2006
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/18/2006 and 08/31/2011
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4731.05
Rule Amplifies: 4731.22 , 4731.34
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/99

4731-22-02 Application.

Any practitioner duly licensed to practice medicine and surgery, osteopathic medicine and surgery, podiatric medicine and surgery, massage therapy, or cosmetic therapy in this state for at least ten years who declares that he or she is retired from active practice may apply to the board for emeritus registration. The practitioner may do so by indicating on his or her biennual registration form or in written correspondence to the Board if he or she is in fact retired and has not been the subject of disciplinary action in Ohio resulting in the revocation, suspension, probation, reprimand, or any other limitation of the physician's license to practice.

Effective: 08/31/2006
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/18/2006 and 08/31/2011
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4731.05 , 4731.07 , 4731.15
Rule Amplifies: 4731.22 , 4731.281
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/99

4731-22-03 Status of registrant.

The emeritus registration is not a license to engage in the practice of medicine and surgery, osteopathic medicine and surgery, podiatric medicine and surgery, or a limited branch of medicine and surgery. Emeritus registrants shall not engage in the practice of medicine and surgery, osteopathic medicine and surgery, podiatric medicine and surgery, or a limited branch of medicine and surgery. Emeritus registrants may refer to themselves as doctor, if previously licensed to practice medicine and surgery, osteopathic medicine and surgery, or podiatric medicine and surgery, but may not hold themselves out to others as actively engaged in the practice of medicine and surgery, osteopathic medicine and surgery, podiatric medicine and surgery, or a limited branch of medicine and surgery.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/18/2006 and 05/18/2011

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 4731.05

Rule Amplifies: 4731.22 , 4731.34

Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/99

4731-22-04 Continuing education requirements.

The continuing medical education requirements of chapter 4731. of the Revised Code and agency-level 4731 of the Administrative Code are not applicable to emeritus registration.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/18/2006 and 05/18/2011

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 4731.05 , 4731.15

Rule Amplifies: 4731.22 , 4731.281

Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/99

4731-22-05 Documentation of status. [Rescinded].

Rescinded eff 8-21-06

4731-22-06 Renewal cycle of fees.

Being registered as emeritus will not subject an individual to the annual renewal cycle or renewal fees.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/18/2006 and 05/18/2011

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 4731.05

Rule Amplifies: 4731.15 , 4731.281

Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/99

4731-22-07 Change to active status.

(A) A registrant may apply to change to active status by completing a restoration application, which shall include the following:

(1) Documentation of compliance with the continuing medical education requirements for an active licensee for the time period in which the registrant's license was in inactive status. This requirement must be fulfilled prior to submission of the application.

(2) Submission of appropriate renewal fees and any applicable monetary penalty pursuant to section 4731.281 of the Revised Code.

(3) Submission of any other information required by the board.

(B) In the event the holder of an emeritus certificate applies for restoration after two years from the effective date of emeritus certificate, the Board may require the applicant to demonstrate present fitness to practice pursuant to section 4731.222 of the Revised Code.

Effective: 08/31/2006
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/18/2006 and 08/31/2011
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4731.05 , 4731.15
Rule Amplifies: 4731.22 , 4731.222 , 4731.281
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/99

4731-22-08 Cancellation of or refusal to issue an emeritus registration.

The board may refuse to issue or may cancel a registrant's emeritus registration for acts or conduct that the secretary and supervising member deem to be a violation of any provision of Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code or this chapter of the Administrative Code. The decision to refuse to issue or to cancel a registrant's emeritus registration is not subject to hearing rights or appeal under Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.

Effective: 08/31/2006
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/18/2006 and 08/31/2011
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4731.05 , 4731.07 , 4731.15
Rule Amplifies: 4731.22 , 4731.281
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/99