201 Kar 21:060. Clinics; Offices

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/201/021/060.htm
Published: 2015

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      201 KAR 21:060. Clinics; offices.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 312.019

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 312.019

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS

312.019(5) provides that the board shall regulate the practice of chiropractic

by persons licensed or certified by it. KRS 312.019(9)(d) provides that the

board may adopt administrative regulations pertaining to the operations and

registration of chiropractic clinics. This administrative regulation establishes

professional standards for chiropractic offices and chiropractic clinics.

 

      Section 1. (1) A licensee shall maintain

a chiropractic office in which he receives, diagnoses and treats his patients

and maintains their records. Any number of licensees may jointly maintain a

chiropractic office.

      (2) A chiropractic office shall include:

      (a) A reception room;

      (b) A restroom with a toilet and washing

facilities; and

      (c) A treatment room containing equipment

ordinarily necessary to provide chiropractic services.

 

      Section 2. (1) Two (2) or more licensees

may operate a chiropractic clinic to render services requiring specialized

skills, knowledge and educational training on the part of the chiropractic

clinician and specialized physical facilities not ordinarily possessed by a

chiropractor operating a chiropractic office.

      (2) A chiropractic clinic shall include:

      (a) A reception area;

      (b) A treatment room containing equipment

necessary to render chiropractic services;

      (c) Toilet and washing facilities;

      (d) Facilities and equipment necessary to

augment adjustments;

      (e) Diagnostic x-ray equipment; and

      (f) A chiropractic laboratory or

reasonably convenient access to the use of a chiropractic laboratory.

      (3) A chiropractic clinic shall employ at

least one (1) person who shall be a certified radiation operator.

      (4) A licensed chiropractor shall be

available at the clinic or on call and readily available at all times to render

chiropractic services.

      (5) A chiropractic clinic shall be

certified by the board. Applications for certification shall be made to the

board on forms provided by the board which shall be designed to obtain information

pertaining to the personnel, facilities, equipment and services to be available

at the clinic.

      (6)(a) The initial application fee for

certification of a chiropractic clinic shall be $250.

      (b) The annual renewal fee for a

certified chiropractic clinic shall be $100.

 

      Section 3. Incorporation by Reference.

(1) "Application for Certification of a Chiropractic Clinic", (2006) is

incorporated by reference.

      (2) This material may be inspected, copied,

or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Kentucky Board of

Chiropractic Examiners, 209 South Green Street, Glasgow, Kentucky 42142

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (6 Ky.R. 168; eff.

10-3-1979; 34 Ky.R. 619; 1390; eff. 12-17-2007.)