201 KAR 8:520. Fees and fines.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 218A.205(3)(e)4., 313.022, 313.030, 313.100(2)(c)

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 218A.205(3)(e)4., 313.022(1)

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 313.022(1) requires the board to promulgate administrative regulations to prescribe a reasonable schedule of fees, charges, and fines. This administrative regulation establishes fees, charges, and fines for the issuance, renewal, and reinstatement of licenses, for services and materials provided by the board, for investigations, and for infractions.

 

      Section 1. Dentists. (1) The initial licensure fee for a general dental license applied for in a nonrenewal year shall be $325.

      (2) The initial licensure fee for a general dental license applied for in a renewal year shall be $175.

      (3) The renewal fee for a general dental license appropriately renewed on or before the expiration of the license shall be $295.

      (4) The renewal reinstatement fee for a general dental license renewed between January 1 and January 15 of the year following the expiration of the license shall be $280 in addition to the renewal fee.

      (5) The renewal reinstatement fee for a general dental license renewed between January 16 and January 31 of the year following the expiration of the license shall be $560 in addition to the renewal fee.

      (6) The renewal reinstatement fee for a general dental license renewed on or after February 1 of the year following the expiration of the license shall be $1,120 in addition to the renewal fee.

      (7) The initial fee for a dental anesthesia or sedation permit shall be $250.

      (8) The renewal fee for a dental anesthesia or sedation permit shall be seventy-five (75) dollars and is in addition to the renewal fee for a general dental license.

      (9) The initial fee for an anesthesia or sedation facility certificate shall be $250.

      (10) The renewal fee for an anesthesia or sedation facility certificate shall be seventy-five (75) dollars.

      (11) The specialty license application fee shall be $100.

      (12) The specialty license renewal fee shall be fifty (50) dollars and is in addition to the renewal fee for a general dental license.

      (13) The fee for reinstatement of a properly retired general dental license shall be $350.

      (14) The fee for reinstatement of a properly retired specialty license shall be fifty (50) dollars and is in addition to the renewal fee for a general dental license.

 

      Section 2. Dental Hygienists. (1) The initial licensure fee for a dental hygiene license applied for in a nonrenewal year shall be $125.

      (2) The initial licensure fee for a dental hygiene license applied for in a renewal year shall be seventy-five (75) dollars.

      (3) The renewal fee for a dental hygiene license appropriately renewed on or before the expiration of the license shall be $110.

      (4) The renewal reinstatement fee for a dental hygiene license renewed between January 1 and January 15 of the year following the expiration of the license shall be $130 in addition to the renewal fee.

      (5) The renewal reinstatement fee for a dental hygiene license renewed between January 16 and January 31 of the year following the expiration of the license shall be $260 in addition to the renewal fee.

      (6) The renewal reinstatement fee for a dental hygiene license renewed on or after February 1 of the year following the expiration of the license shall be $520 in addition to the renewal fee.

      (7) The initial dental hygiene anesthesia registration fee shall be fifty (50) dollars.

      (8) The initial dental hygiene general supervision registration fee shall be fifty (50) dollars.

      (9) The initial dental hygiene intravenous access line registration fee shall be fifty (50) dollars.

      (10) The initial dental hygiene laser debridement registration fee shall be fifty (50) dollars.

      (11) The fee for reinstatement of a properly retired dental hygiene license shall be $125.

 

      Section 3. General Fees. (1) The fee for the verification of a license shall be forty (40) dollars.

      (2) The fee for a duplicate license shall be twenty-five (25) dollars.

      (3) The fee for a contact list for either currently licensed dentists, currently licensed dental hygienists, or currently registered dental assistants shall be:

      (a) $100 for lists obtained for not-for-profit use; and

      (b) $1,000 for lists obtained for profit use.

      (4) The fee for a query of the National Practitioner Data Bank shall be twenty-five (25) dollars.

      (5) The fee for any returned check or rejected electronic payment shall be twenty-five (25) dollars.

 

      Section 4. General Fines. (1) Fines may be agreed to by settlement agreement or as listed in this section.

      (2) The costs of a disciplinary action taken as a result of a hearing shall be equal to the amount of all actual and necessary costs associated with the hearing.

      (3) If a licensee is found to be deficient on hours following a continuing education audit, the fine shall be $200 per hour deficient not to exceed $5,000.

      (4) The fine for failure of a follow-up infection control inspection shall be $500.

      (5) The fine for failure of a follow-up anesthesia or sedation facility inspection, performed no sooner than thirty (30) days following an initial failed inspection, shall be $1,500.

 

      Section 5. All fines and fees paid to the board shall be nonrefundable. (37 Ky.R. 618; Am. 1628; eff. 2-4-2011; 39 Ky.R. 512; 1377; eff. 2-1-2013.)