Proposed changes to R4-49-101 include the deletion of many unnecessary definitions and the addition of the definition of dry needling.
Proposed changes to R4-49-102 include the addition of an application fee waiver for military members, their spouses, and veterans, as well as a reduction of the reinstatement fee and duplicate license fee.
Proposed changes to R4-49-201 include the removal of the requirements for official transcripts and professional recommendations. It also adds the option of including a secondary email address and moves the statutes and rules exam requirement to the point of initial application (rather than the first renewal).
Proposed changes to R4-49-203 include the additions of a required attestation that the applicant agrees to practice under the direction of a licensed physician and the option to indicate the applicant has completed a dry needling course as defined in R4-49-406.
Proposed changes to R4-49-208 include the deletion of the statutes and rules exam requirement at first renewal (moved to initial application) and other clarifying changes.
Proposed changes to R4-49-401, R4-49-403, and R4-49-404 include updates to BOC and NATA addresses, as well as revised publication dates for the BOC Standards of Practice and the NATA Code of Ethics.
The proposed addition of R4-49-406 adds Professional Standards of Care and Training and Education Qualifications for Delivery of Dry Needling Therapeutic Modality.