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 Ohio.

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 4731-22-01

Effective: 8/31/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 05/23/2017 and 08/31/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4731.05
Rule Amplifies: 4731.22, 4731.34
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/99; 8/31/06

4731-22-02 Application.

(A) 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 and no longer in active practice in Ohio may apply to the board for emeritus registration.

(B) The practitioner may do so by indicating on his or her biennual registration form or in written correspondence to the board the wish to apply for emeritus status and including the following information:

(1) He or she is in fact retired as that term is defined in rule 4731-22-01 of the Administrative Code and is no longer in active practice in Ohio; and

(2) He or she has not been the subject of disciplinary action in Ohio resulting in the revocation, suspension, probation, reprimand, or any other limitation of the practitioner's license to practice.

Replaces: 4731-22-02

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 4731-22-02

Effective: 8/31/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 08/31/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4731.05 ; 4731.15
Rule Amplifies: 4731.15 ; 4731.281
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/99, 8/31/2006

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.

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 4731-22-03

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 05/12/2017 and 05/12/2022
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.

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 4731-22-04

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 05/12/2017 and 05/12/2022
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.

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 4731-22-06

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 05/12/2017 and 05/12/2022
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 the following:

(1) If the application is received no more than two years after the date the registrant's Ohio license expired, the registrant shall have submitted a reinstatement application.

(2) If the application is received more than two years after the date the registrant's Ohio license expired, the registrant shall have submitted a restoration application.

(B) The reinstatement or restoration application shall include all of 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 if the registrant is a physician or pursuant to section 4731.15 of the Revised Code if the registrant is a massage therapist or cosmetic therapist.

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

(C) In the event the holder of an emeritus certificate applies for restoration after two years from the date the registrant's Ohio license expired or if the registrant has not engaged in practice for more than two years, the board may require the applicant to demonstrate present fitness to practice pursuant to section 4731.222 of the Revised Code.

Replaces: 4731-22-07

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 4731-22-07

Effective: 8/31/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 08/31/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4731.05 ; 4731.15
Rule Amplifies: 4731.15 , 4731.22, 4731.222, 4731.281
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/99, 8/31/2006

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.

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 4731-22-08

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 05/12/2017 and 05/12/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4731.05, 4731.07, 4731.15
Rule Amplifies: 4731.22, 4731.281
Prior Effective Dates: 8/31/06