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TBCE Proposes Amendments to Chiropractic Record Keeping
Written by Editor   
Thursday, December 05, 2013 12:00 AM

The TBCE has proposed an amendment to Rule 80.5 to require that "An adequate chiropractic record, as described in this section, for each patient shall be maintained for a minimum of six years from [the anniversary date of] the date of last treatment."  The proposed rule (law) will require: 

TBCE and Medicare Hours – ALERT!
Written by Editor   
Monday, December 02, 2013 12:00 AM
TBCE passed a rule in 2011 that all doctors licensed  in TX complete an 8 hour Medicare Documentation CE course by December 2012.  New doctors licensed after September 2012, have one year from the date of their license to take the course.

If you did not take the 8 hour course by the deadline and renewed the license in 2013 without taking the course, then your license is considered on "probation".

TBCE Proposes Rule to Approve CE Advertising
Written by Editor   
Sunday, December 01, 2013 12:00 AM
The TBCE has proposed an amendment to Rule 73.7 to require that " [Finally, the] curriculum vitae of each instructor shall be submitted to the board.    (4)The course application must include proposed advertising defining course content.,"  that "a sponsor shall certify on the application that:   .... advertising is consistent with the approved course content,"  and "A sponsor of an approved course shall: (7) ensure any advertising of the course adheres to course content approved by the board." 

Read the full proposal here.

TBCE Finalizes Scope of Practice Rule Change
Written by Editor   
Friday, November 22, 2013 12:00 AM
At its November 21 Board meeting the TBCE adopted final changes to the scope of practice rule.

See the final rule published HERE.

TBCE Seeks Input on All TBCE Rules
Written by Editor   
Thursday, November 21, 2013 12:00 AM
TBCE received an impressive number of responses to our last call for input and would like your input to help modify and restructure the TBCE rules!

Commencing on December 1, 2013, the TBCE is providing stakeholders and licensees with an opportunity to provide input on the TBCE Rules.  We anticipate beginning a comprehensive rule review at the conclusion of an approximately four month informal comment period.
At the end of the period, the TBCE will host a staff-level stakeholder meeting on March 27, 2014. 

October 2013 Chiropractic Statistics
Written by Editor   
Wednesday, October 09, 2013 12:00 AM

          Active Licensees                       5124
          Active Facilities                         4004


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