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Chapter 195-13 NEW PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

Rule 195-13-.01 General Definitions

(1) "Graduate Medical Education Training Program" is a multi-year training program after graduation from medical school designed to provide the ambulatory and hospital experience required to train physicians as delineated by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and/or the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).
(2) "Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education" is the body established to accredit allopathic graduate medical education training programs.
(3) "American Osteopathic Association" is the body established to accredit osteopathic graduate medical education training programs.
(4) "Qualified Hospital" means a hospital, or associated hospitals, which meet(s) the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and/or American Osteopathic Association requirements for a critical mass and mix of hospital patients, medical staff, facilities, and financial support adequate to sustain a quality program of physician training.
(5) "Developing Program" means a proposed Graduate Medical Education Training Program at a qualified hospital which meets the accreditation requirements of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and/or the American Osteopathic Association.
(6) "Fellowship Training Program" is an additional training program after graduation from a graduate medical education residency training program, which allows a MD, DO, MD PhD, or PhD to develop a particular expertise that may have a related subspecialty board.

Rule 195-13-.02 Developing Graduate Medical Education Programs

(1) For the development of new Graduate Medical Education Training Programs, the Board requires the following conditions be met:
(a) Qualified hospital must provide documentation to the Board that the hospital or associated hospital(s) have a critical mass and mix of hospital patients, medical staff, facilities, and financial support adequate to sustain a quality program of physician training.
(b) Agreement by the hospital administration and medical staff to provide resources necessary to satisfy the requirements for Program accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and/or the American Osteopathic Association.
(c) State funds are appropriated to the Board by the General Assembly for the purpose of developing new graduate medical education programs.
(2) Payment Process. Based on submission and approval of documentation of expenditures by the hospital, the Board shall authorize disbursement of funds to reimburse the hospital, up to the contracted amount, for costs relating to the development of training programs for physicians.
(3) Limitation for Developmental Funding. New Program Development funding will be limited to no more than two (2) years unless otherwise approved by the Board and state funds are appropriated for such purpose.

Rule 195-13-.03 Developing Fellowship Programs

(1) For the development of new medical Fellowship Training Programs, the Board requires the following conditions be met:
(a) Qualified hospital must provide documentation to the Board that the hospital or associated hospital(s) have a critical mass and mix of hospital patients, medical staff, facilities, and financial support adequate to sustain a quality program of physician training.
(b) State funds are appropriated to the Board by the General Assembly for the purpose of developing new MD, DO, MD PhD, or PhD fellowship programs.
(2) Payment Process. Based on submission and approval of documentation of expenditures by the hospital, the Board shall authorize disbursement of funds to reimburse the hospital, up to the contracted amount, for costs relating to the development of fellowship training programs for physicians.
(3) Limitation for Developmental Funding. New Program Development funding will be limited to no more than two (2) years unless otherwise approved by the Board and state funds are appropriated for such purpose.