(a) Each person holding a license to practice dentistry, optometry, midwifery or dental hygiene shall, annually, during the month of such person’s birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of: (1) The professional services fee for class I, as defined in § 33-182l, plus ten dollars, in the case of a dentist, except as provided in sections 19a-88b and 20-113b; (2) the professional services fee for class H, as defined in § 33-182l, plus five dollars, in the case of an optometrist; (3) twenty dollars in the case of a midwife; and (4) one hundred five dollars in the case of a dental hygienist. Such registration shall be on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person’s name in full, such person’s residence and business address and such other information as the department requests. Each person holding a license to practice dentistry who has retired from the profession may renew such license, but the fee shall be ten per cent of the professional services fee for class I, as defined in § 33-182l, or ninety-five dollars, whichever is greater. Any license provided by the department at a reduced fee pursuant to this subsection shall indicate that the dentist is retired.

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes 19a-88

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Certificate: includes the whole or part of any Department of Public Health permit which the department is authorized by the general statutes to issue and which further: (A) Authorizes practice of the profession by certified persons but does not prohibit the practice of the profession by others, not certified. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-13
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • License: includes the whole or part of any Department of Public Health permit, approval or similar form of permission required by the general statutes and which further requires: (A) Practice of the profession by licensed persons only. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-13
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Registration: means the required entry upon a list maintained by the Department of Public Health of the name of a practitioner or the address of a place where a practice or profession subject to the provisions of this chapter and chapters 368v, 369 to 375, inclusive, 378 to 381, inclusive, 383 to 388, inclusive, 398 and 399 may be engaged in. See Connecticut General Statutes 19a-13

(b) Each person holding a license to practice medicine, surgery, podiatry, chiropractic or naturopathy shall, annually, during the month of such person’s birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of the professional services fee for class I, as defined in § 33-182l, plus five dollars. Each person holding a license to practice medicine or surgery shall pay five dollars in addition to such professional services fee. Such registration shall be on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person’s name in full, such person’s residence and business address and such other information as the department requests.

(c) (1) Each person holding a license to practice as a registered nurse, shall, annually, during the month of such person’s birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of one hundred ten dollars, on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person’s name in full, such person’s residence and business address and such other information as the department requests. Each person holding a license to practice as a registered nurse who has retired from the profession may renew such license, but the fee shall be ten per cent of the professional services fee for class B, as defined in § 33-182l, plus five dollars. Any license provided by the department at a reduced fee shall indicate that the registered nurse is retired.

(2) Each person holding a license as an advanced practice registered nurse shall, annually, during the month of such person’s birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of one hundred thirty dollars, on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person’s name in full, such person’s residence and business address and such other information as the department requests. No such license shall be renewed unless the department is satisfied that the person maintains current certification as either a nurse practitioner, a clinical nurse specialist or a nurse anesthetist from one of the following national certifying bodies which certify nurses in advanced practice: The American Nurses’ Association, the Nurses’ Association of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Certification Corporation, the National Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Associates or the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Each person holding a license to practice as an advanced practice registered nurse who has retired from the profession may renew such license, but the fee shall be ten per cent of the professional services fee for class C, as defined in § 33-182l, plus five dollars. Any license provided by the department at a reduced fee shall indicate that the advanced practice registered nurse is retired.

(3) Each person holding a license as a licensed practical nurse shall, annually, during the month of such person’s birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of seventy dollars, on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person’s name in full, such person’s residence and business address and such other information as the department requests. Each person holding a license to practice as a licensed practical nurse who has retired from the profession may renew such license, but the fee shall be ten per cent of the professional services fee for class A, as defined in § 33-182l, plus five dollars. Any license provided by the department at a reduced fee shall indicate that the licensed practical nurse is retired.

(4) Each person holding a license as a nurse-midwife shall, annually, during the month of such person’s birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of one hundred thirty dollars, on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person’s name in full, such person’s residence and business address and such other information as the department requests. No such license shall be renewed unless the department is satisfied that the person maintains current certification from the Accreditation Midwifery Certification Board.

(5) (A) Each person holding a license to practice physical therapy shall, annually, during the month of such person’s birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of the professional services fee for class B, as defined in § 33-182l, plus five dollars, on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person’s name in full, such person’s residence and business address and such other information as the department requests.

(B) Each person holding a physical therapist assistant license shall, annually, during the month of such person’s birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of the professional services fee for class A, as defined in § 33-182l, plus five dollars, on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person’s name in full, such person’s residence and business address and such other information as the department requests.

(6) Each person holding a license as a physician assistant shall, annually, during the month of such person’s birth, register with the Department of Public Health, upon payment of a fee of one hundred fifty-five dollars, on blanks to be furnished by the department for such purpose, giving such person’s name in full, such person’s residence and business address and such other information as the department requests. No such license shall be renewed unless the department is satisfied that the practitioner (A) has met the mandatory continuing medical education requirements of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants or a successor organization for the certification or recertification of physician assistants that may be approved by the department, (B) has passed any examination or continued competency assessment the passage of which may be required by said commission for maintenance of current certification by said commission, and (C) has completed not less than one contact hour of training or education in prescribing controlled substances and pain management in the preceding two-year period.

(d) No provision of this section shall be construed to apply to any person practicing Christian Science.

(e) (1) Each person holding a license or certificate issued under § 19a-514, 20-65k, 20-74s, 20-185k, 20-185l, 20-195cc or 20-206ll and chapters 370 to 373, inclusive, 375, 378 to 381a, inclusive, 383 to 383c, inclusive, 383g, 384, 384a, 384b, 385, 393a, 395, 399 or 400a and § 20-206n or 20-206o shall, annually, or, in the case of a person holding a license as a marital and family therapist associate under § 20-195c on or before twenty-four months after the date of initial licensure, during the month of such person’s birth, apply for renewal of such license or certificate to the Department of Public Health, giving such person’s name in full, such person’s residence and business address and such other information as the department requests.

(2) Each person holding a license or certificate issued under § 19a-514, and chapters 384a, 384c, 384d, 386, 387, 388 and 398 shall apply for renewal of such license or certificate once every two years, during the month of such person’s birth, giving such person’s name in full, such person’s residence and business address and such other information as the department requests.

(3) Each person holding a certificate issued under § 20-195ttt shall apply for renewal of such certificate once every three years, during the month of such person’s birth, giving such person’s name in full, such person’s residence and business address and such other information as the department requests.

(4) Each person holding a license or certificate issued pursuant to chapter 400c shall, annually, during the month of such person’s birth, apply for renewal of such license or certificate to the department. Each lead training provider certified pursuant to chapter 400c and each asbestos training provider certified pursuant to chapter 400a shall, annually, during the anniversary month of such training provider’s initial certification, apply for renewal of such certificate to the department.

(5) Each entity holding a license issued pursuant to § 20-475 shall, annually, during the anniversary month of initial licensure, apply for renewal of such license or certificate to the department.

(6) Each person holding a license issued pursuant to § 20-162bb shall, annually, during the month of such person’s birth, apply for renewal of such license to the Department of Public Health, upon payment of a fee of three hundred twenty dollars, giving such person’s name in full, such person’s residence and business address and such other information as the department requests.

(f) Any person or entity which fails to comply with the provisions of this section shall be notified by the department that such person’s or entity’s license or certificate shall become void ninety days after the time for its renewal under this section unless it is so renewed. Any such license shall become void upon the expiration of such ninety-day period.

(g) The Department of Public Health shall administer a secure on-line license renewal system for persons holding a license to practice medicine or surgery under chapter 370, dentistry under chapter 379, nursing under chapter 378 or nurse-midwifery under chapter 377. The department shall require such persons to renew their licenses using the on-line renewal system and to pay professional services fees on-line by means of a credit card or electronic transfer of funds from a bank or credit union account, except in extenuating circumstances, including, but not limited to, circumstances in which a licensee does not have access to a credit card and submits a notarized affidavit affirming that fact, the department may allow the licensee to renew his or her license using a paper form prescribed by the department and pay professional service fees by check or money order.