201 KAR 21:045. Specialties.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 312.019, 312.021

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 312.012, 312.021

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 312.021 provides that the board shall identify by administrative regulation those specialties of chiropractic for which certification may be granted and shall establish by administrative regulation the procedure for obtaining and maintaining certification and the fees therefor. The purpose of this administrative regulation is to carry out that legislative direction.

 

      Section 1. A licensee who is in active practice and in good standing with the board who applies to the board and pays the fee provided for in Section 4 of this administrative regulation shall be certified as a specialist in chiropractic orthopedics, if he holds certified or diplomate status with the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists or meets equivalent standards.

 

      Section 2. A licensee who is in active practice and in good standing with the board who applies to the board and pays the fee provided for in Section 4 of this administrative regulation shall be certified as a specialist in roentgenology, if he holds diplomate status with the American Chiropractic Board of Roentgenology or meets equivalent standards.

 

      Section 3. The applicant for certified status under either Section 1 or 2 of this administrative regulation shall submit with his application proof of current status with the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedists or the American Chiropractic Board of Roentgenology or proof of meeting equivalent standards. Certification by the board shall be for a stated period of time not exceeding one (1) year.

 

      Section 4. The board may charge reasonable fee for certification of specialties. The fees currently charged by the board are $100 for certification of each specialty and thirty (30) dollars for annual renewal. (6 Ky.R. 167; eff. 10-3-79; Am. 16 Ky.R. 1614; 2135; eff. 4-12-90.)