Issue Date: June 23, 2017
Volume 44 • Issue 13 • Page 630
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE
Subtitle 32 BOARD OF PHYSICIANS
10.32.01 General Licensure Regulations
Authority: Health Occupations Article, §14-503, Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Proposed Action
The Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene proposes to amend Regulation .13 under COMAR 10.32.01 General Licensure Regulations. This action was considered at a public meeting held on January 25, 2017, notice of which was provided by posting on the Board’s website, http://www.mbp.state.us/forms/mar17fullagenda.pdf, from January 11, 2017 through January 25, 2017 pursuant to General Provisions Article, §3-302(c), Annotated Code of Maryland.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this action is to eliminate the specific settings where a physician may advertise, thereby allowing a physician to advertise using any medium as long as they comply with the specific requirements in COMAR 10.32.01.13B.
Comparison to Federal Standards
There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.
Estimate of Economic Impact
The proposed action has no economic impact.
Economic Impact on Small Businesses
The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.
Impact on Individuals with Disabilities
The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.
Opportunity for Public Comment
Comments may be sent to Michele Phinney, Director, Office of Regulation and Policy Coordination, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 201 West Preston Street, Room 512, Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-6499 (TTY 800-735-2258), or email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted through July 24, 2017. A public hearing has not been scheduled.
A. A physician may place advertisements [with directories, newspapers, periodicals, and radio or television stations].
B.—I. (text unchanged)
DENNIS R. SCHRADER
Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene