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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 023 : MEDICINE

Subchapter 003 : Licenses

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 1401a)
  • § 1401a. Fees

    (a) The Department of Health shall collect the following fees:

    (1) Application for licensure, $650.00; the Board shall use at least $25.00 of this fee to support the cost of maintaining the Vermont Practitioner Recovery Network, which, for the protection of the public, monitors and evaluates, coordinates services for, and promotes rehabilitation of licensees who have or potentially have an impaired ability to practice medicine with reasonable skill and safety.

    (2) Biennial renewal, $525.00; the Board shall use at least $25.00 of this fee to support the cost of maintaining the Vermont Practitioner Recovery Network, which, for the protection of the public, monitors and evaluates, coordinates services for, and promotes rehabilitation of licensees who have or potentially have an impaired ability to practice medicine with reasonable skill and safety.

    (3) Initial limited temporary license; annual renewal $75.00.

     [Subdivision (a)(4) effective April 1, 2021.]

    (4) Pursuant to qualifications and procedures determined by the Board, the Department shall, upon request, waive application fees to qualified military members and military spouses.

    (b) The Department of Health may charge the following fees:

    (1) Late renewal penalty of $25.00 for a renewal submitted less than 30 days late. Thereafter, the Department may increase the late renewal penalty by $5.00 for every additional month or fraction of a month, provided the total penalty for a late renewal shall not exceed $100.00.

    (2) Reinstatement of revoked or suspended license, $20.00.

    (3) Replacement of license, $20.00.

    (4) Verification of license, $40.00 and in fiscal year 2010 and thereafter $50.00.

     [Subdivision (b)(5) effective April 1, 2021.]

    (5) Pre-application criminal background determination, $25.00.

    (c)(1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, a physician who holds an unrestricted license in all jurisdictions where the physician is currently licensed and who meets the criteria of the Board shall be licensed without fee if the physician certifies to the Board that he or she shall limit practice in Vermont solely to providing:

    (A) pro bono services at a free or reduced-fee health care clinic in Vermont; or

    (B) volunteer services through the Vermont Medical Reserve Corps.

    (2) A physician, under this subsection, shall file with the Board using forms provided on the Board's website, information on medical qualifications, professional discipline, criminal record, malpractice claims, or any other such information as the Board may require. A license granted under this subsection shall authorize the licensee to practice medicine either on a voluntary basis at a free or reduced fee clinic in Vermont or in connection with the Vermont Medical Reserve Corps, respectively.

    (d) If at any time an assessment is imposed on the State for its membership in the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission pursuant to section 1420m of this title, the Board and the Board of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons shall assume responsibility for paying the assessment from their respective special funds in proportional amounts based on their numbers of licensees for professions eligible for licensure through the Compact. (Added 1993, No. 108 (Adj. Sess.), § 26, eff. Feb. 16, 1994; amended 1995, No. 186 (Adj. Sess.), § 25; 1999, No. 49, § 209; 2001, No. 132 (Adj. Sess.), § 13, eff. June 13, 2002; 2003, No. 163 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; 2003, No. 163 (Adj. Sess.), § 4a, eff. July 1, 2006; 2007, No. 76, § 18; 2011, No. 61, § 2, eff. June 2, 2011; 2015, No. 57, § 13; 2017, No. 39, § 3; 2017, No. 115 (Adj. Sess.), § 3a, eff. Jan. 1, 2020; 2019, No. 152 (Adj. Sess.), § 18, eff. April 1, 2021.)