Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules  
611 W. Ottawa Street  
Lansing, MI 48909  
Phone: 517-335-8658 Fax: 517-335-9512  
AGENCY REPORT TO THE  
JOINT COMMITEE ON ADMNINISTRATIVE RULES (JCAR)  
1. Agency Information  
Agency name:  
Licensing and Regulatory Affairs  
Division/Bureau/Office:  
Bureau of Professional Licensing  
Name of person completing this form:  
Weston MacIntosh  
Phone number of person completing this form:  
517-241-9269  
E-mail of person completing this form:  
Name of Department Regulatory Affairs Officer reviewing this form:  
Elizabeth Arasim  
2. Rule Set Information  
MOAHR assigned rule set number:  
2020-42 LR  
Title of proposed rule set:  
Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery – General Rules  
3. Purpose for the proposed rules and background:  
The Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery – General Rules pertain to definitions, prescribing of drugs by  
physician’s assistants, delegation of prescribing controlled substances to advanced practice registered  
nurses, training in identifying human trafficking, medical education accreditation standards, licensure,  
licensure by endorsement, educational limited licenses, examination, relicensure, license renewal, and  
continuing education.  
Amendment of the rules will take place to supply revisions of definitions, rescind a display name  
requirement, include a rule on telehealth, update the code of ethics, revise prescribing of physician’s  
assistants requirements and delegation of prescribing to advanced practice registered nurses  
requirements, clarify dates for human trafficking training, update accreditation standards, and revise  
licensure, licensure by endorsement, educational limited licensure, examination, relicensure,  
renewals, and continuing education requirements.  
4. Summary of proposed rules:  
MCL 24.242 and 24.245  
Agency Report to JCAR-Page 2  
The revised rules set forth an explanation of specific terms used throughout the rule set, requirements  
for telehealth services, requirements for following an adopted code of ethics, requirements for  
prescribing of drugs by physician’s assistants, requirements for delegation of controlled substances  
prescribing to an advanced practice registered nurse, requirements for training on identifying victims  
of human trafficking, standards for accreditation of osteopathic medical schools and postgraduate  
training programs, requirements for licensure, requirements for licensure by endorsement,  
requirements for an educational limited license, required examination number of attempts allowed  
and the period for completion, requirements for relicensure, requirements for renewal of a license, as  
well as requirements for continuing education.  
5. List names of newspapers in which the notice of public hearing was published and  
publication dates:  
The Flint Journal, September 6, 2020  
The Grand Rapids Press, September 6, 2020  
The Mining Journal, September 8, 2020  
6. Date of publication of rules and notice of public hearing in Michigan Register:  
9/15/2020  
7. Date, time, and location of public hearing:  
9/21/2020 01:00 PM at This meeting will be held virtually via Zoom pursuant to Executive Order  
2020-132. , Web Link: https://zoom.us/j/98300680219?  
pwd=QXpMOUZiMVNZRjRmYU9xZGFkZVNGZz09 Password for Video Connection: 693866  
Phone number: 877-336-1831 Conference Code for audio connection: 486917  
8. Provide the link the agency used to post the regulatory impact statement and cost-benefit  
analysis on its website:  
9. List of the name and title of agency representative(s) attending public hearing:  
Weston MacIntosh, Senior Policy Analyst, Bureau of Professional Licensing  
Kerry Przybylo, Manager, Boards and Committees Section, Bureau of Professional Licensing,  
Stephanie Wysack, Departmental Technician, Bureau of Professional Licensing  
10. Persons submitting comments of support:  
None.  
11. Persons submitting comments of opposition:  
None.  
12. Identify any changes made to the proposed rules based on comments received during the  
public comment period:  
Name &  
Organization public hearing  
Comments made at Written  
Comments  
Agency Rationale Rule number  
for change  
& citation  
changed  
None.  
1
None.  
None.  
None.  
MCL 24.242 and 24.245  
Agency Report to JCAR-Page 3  
13.Date report completed:  
10/21/2020  
MCL 24.242 and 24.245