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
(2) A chiropractic office shall include:
(a) A reception room;
(b) A restroom with a toilet and washing
(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
(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
(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.)