misleading advertising practices.
1.Certified training must meet the following criteria. The course of study must:
a.be conducted under the auspices of and taught by the postgraduate faculty of the chiropractic college fully accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education;
b.consist of a minimum of 100 hours;
c.require completion of the certification examination given by a board independent of the entity which taught the course; and
d.meet such other criteria as the board deems appropriate.
AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 37:2801 et seq.
HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Department of Health and Hospitals, Board of Chiropractic Examiners, LR 35:
Chapter 5.Due Process Procedures for Ethics Violations
A.Unethical conduct shall be determined on the basis of the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Board of Chiropractic Examiners, ethical standards of chiropractors, and other provisions included in R.S. 37:2801-2827, specifically, if a chiropractor:
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7.has willfully or negligently violated the ethical standards of chiropractors subscribed to by the Board of Chiropractic Examiners; or
8.has willfully or negligently violated any of the provisions of the Act.
AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 37:2816.
HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Department of Health and Human Resources, Board of Chiropractic Examiners, LR 10:327 (April 1984), amended LR 13:344 (June 1987), LR 35:
Family Impact Statement
1.What effect will this Rule have on the stability of the family? The proposed Rule will not affect the stability of the family.
2.What effect will this have on the authority and rights of person regarding the education and supervision of their children? The proposed Rule will not affect the authority or rights of persons regarding the education and supervision of their children
3.What effect will this have on the functioning of the family? This Rule will not affect the functioning of the family.
4.What effect will this have on family earnings and family budget? This Rule will not affect the family earnings or family budget.
5.What effect will this have on the behavior and personal responsibility of children? This Rule will not affect the behavior or personal responsibility of children.
6.Is the family or local government able to perform the function as contained in this proposed Rule? No, the action proposed is strictly a Board of Chiropractic Examiners enforcement function.
Interested persons may submit written comments to Patricia A. Oliver, Executive Director, Board of Chiropractic Examiners, 8621 Summa Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70809, or by facsimile to (225) 765-2640. All comments must be submitted by November 10, 2008.
Patricia A. Oliver
FISCAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
RULE TITLE: Chiropractic Professional Conduct and Due Process Procedures for Ethics Violations
I.ESTIMATED IMPLEMENTATION COSTS (SAVINGS) TO STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS (Summary)
There will be no costs or savings to state or local governmental units resulting from this rule change.
II.ESTIMATED EFFECT ON REVENUE COLLECTIONS OF STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL UNITS (Summary)
There will be no effect on revenue collections of state or local governmental units as a result of this proposed action.
III.ESTIMATED COSTS AND/OR ECONOMIC BENEFITS TO DIRECTLY AFFECTED PERSONS OR NONGOVERNMENTAL GROUPS (Summary)
The proposed rule change will have no impact on costs and/or economic benefits to directly affected persons or non-governmental groups.
Chiropractors would be directly affected by the proposed action. The proposed action should not have any effect on costs. The proposed amendments to rules LAC 46:XXVII.301, 306, 307, 308, 310, 318, 320 and 501 will provide for changes in scope of practice, patient billing, advertising, Internet advertising, accident and disaster solicitation.
IV.ESTIMATED EFFECT ON COMPETITION AND EMPLOYMENT (Summary)
The proposed rule change will have no effect on competition and employment.
Patricia A. Oliver
Robert E. Hosse
Legislative Fiscal Office
NOTICE OF INTENT
Department of Health and Hospitals
Office of the Secretary
Bureau of Health Services Financing
EarlySteps Reimbursement Rate Increase (LAC 50:XV.7107)
The Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of the Secretary, Bureau of Health Services Financing proposes to amend LAC 50:XV.7107 in the Medical Assistance Program as authorized by R.S. 36:254 and pursuant to Title XIX of the Social Security Act. This proposed Rule is promulgated in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, R.S. 49:950, et seq.
The Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of the Secretary, Bureau of Health Services Financing adopted provisions establishing early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities under the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnoses and Treatment (EPSDT) Program in conjunction with the transfer of Louisiana’s early intervention system under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to the Department of Health and Hospitals (Louisiana Register, Volume 30,
Louisiana Register Vol. 34, No. 10 October 20, 2008