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License Renewals

Information on extension of continuing education deadlines can be found here.

To complete the online renewal process, please click on Renew Online. Please read all the instructions. You will be required to login or create a login and password.

UPDATED KSBHA EMERGENCY ACTIONS AND GUIDANCE STATEMENTS FOR COVID-19 EMERGENCY DECLARATION PERIOD

The Kansas State Board of Healing Arts has identified ways the Board can immediately contribute to the capacity of our state’s healthcare system to safely respond to COVID-19, consistent with Kansas law and relevant executive orders.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  1. A new temporary emergency license process for qualified healthcare providers, including qualified providers licensed in other states, Kansas exempt licensees, recently lapsed Kansas licensees, those who have had licensing exams cancelled due to the pandemic, or who are temporarily unable to pay license fee due to the pandemic.
  2. A license waiver process implementing expanded options for qualified out of state providers to practice telemedicine in Kansas to assist the state’s pandemic response efforts, pursuant to Governor Laura Kelly’s March 22nd Executive Order 20-08.
  3. Extension of continuing education deadlines.
  4. Temporary modification to regulations relating to Physician Assistant practice.
  5. Temporary waiver of enforcement of most statutes and regulations that require in-person examination prior to prescribing medication.
  6. Board guidance statements relating to licensees’ practice during the emergency declaration period.
The Board will continuously assess the situation as it develops.

All information described above is also contained in the full KSBHA COVID19 emergency period guidance memo. Please note that this memo contains important updates that were not contained in the Board’s March 20th memo.

COVID-19 information and resources:

If you need immediate assistance, please use one of the following email links:

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KANSAS STATE BOARD OF HEALING ARTS

The Kansas State Board of Healing Arts, created in 1957, is the licensing and regulatory Board for many health care providers in Kansas. The Board is comprised of 15 members including 5 Medical Doctors (M.D.), 3 Osteopathic Doctors (D.O.), 3 Chiropractic Doctors (D.C.), 1 Podiatric Doctor (D.P.M.), and 3 public members. Professional Councils were established by statute for each of the allied health care professions licensed and regulated by this agency to advise the Board in carrying out the provisions of their practice acts.

Mission Statement: Safeguard the public through licensure, education and discipline of those who practice the healing arts in Kansas.

Agency Philosophy: The Kansas Board of Healing Arts will perform licensing and regulatory functions in accordance with all applicable statutes, rules, and regulations in an open, courteous, and efficient manner. The Board affirms that safeguarding the public is their primary responsibility. The Board and its staff will approach their responsibilities in a balanced and sensible fashion so regulation can be performed aggressively, but fairly for the benefit of every patron of the State of Kansas.

We license and regulate 16 different health care professions.

Those health care professions include:

We also approve the business name and certify the professional licenses for the formation of certain professional corporations. We do not regulate institutions such as hospitals or nursing homes, or other medical professionals such as nurses or optometrists.