201 KAR 25:021. Annual renewal of licenses, fees.
RELATES TO: KRS 218A.205, 311.450
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 218A.202(2), 311.410(4)
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS
311.450 requires the board to send notices to all podiatrists licensed by the
board to their last known address on or before June 1 of each year. KRS 218A.202(2) requires
licensees that prescribe controlled substances to be registered with the Kentucky All-Schedule
Prescription Electronic Reporting System (KASPER). KRS 218A.205 requires the
board to place restrictions on licensees and applicants that have specific
convictions or restrictions related to prescribing or dispensing controlled
substances. This administrative regulation requires all licensed podiatrists to
complete the annual renewal notice and return it, along with the annual renewal
fee to the board. This administrative regulation further establishes an annual
license renewal fee and a delinquent penalty fee.
Section 1. (1) The annual renewal fee, in
the amount of $150 shall be attached to the completed annual renewal notice
when the notice is returned to the board by the podiatrist seeking licensure
(2) The annual renewal fee shall be made
payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer in United States currency by certified
check, cashier's check, postal money order, personal check, or credit card.
(3) All information requested on the
annual renewal notice form shall be furnished to the board when the completed
annual renewal notice form is returned to the board, together with a statement
of compliance with the continuing education administrative regulations of the
(4) Every renewal application shall
include proof of current registration with the Kentucky All-Schedule
Prescription Electronic Reporting System (KASPER) administered by the Cabinet
for Health and Family Services.
Section 2. (1) Failure to complete the
requirements for annual renewal of the license by July 1 of each year shall
result in a delinquent penalty fee of $100.
(2) A licensee shall immediately report
to the board any conviction or disciplinary action on a license held by the
applicant relating to prescribing or dispensing controlled substances.
Section 3. (1) Pursuant to KRS
218A.205(3)(e), a licensee:
(a) Convicted after July 20, 2012 of any
felony offense relating to controlled substances shall be permanently banned
from prescribing or dispensing a controlled substance by the board;
(b) Convicted after July 20, 2012 of any
misdemeanor offense relating to prescribing or dispensing a controlled
substance shall have his or her authority to prescribe controlled substances suspended
for at least three (3) months, and shall be further restricted as determined by
the board; or
(c) Who has had any disciplinary
limitation placed on a application or license by a licensing board of another
state that resulted from improper, inappropriate, or illegal prescribing or
dispensing of controlled substances shall be subject to a restriction on the
license that is at least as restrictive in time and scope as that placed on the
license by the licensing board of the other state.
(2) In addition to the actions listed in
subsection (1) of this section, the board may take additional disciplinary
action against a licensee pursuant to KRS 311.480. (4
Ky.R. 466; eff. 7-5-78; Am. 7 Ky.R. 780; eff. 5-6-81; 11 Ky.R. 1449; eff.
5-14-85; 14 Ky.R. 2036; eff. 7-1-88; 20 Ky.R. 2659; eff. 5-18-94; 39 Ky.R. 546;