201 KAR 9:270 – Professional Standards for Prescribing or Dispensing Buprenorphine-Mono-Product or Buprenorphine-Combined-With Naloxone
The Board recently completed work on promulgating this regulation and it is now in effect.  All physicians prescribing this medication should review the regulation by clicking here.
Legislation Passed Involving Supervision of Physician Assistants
During  the 2015 legislative session of the Kentucky General Assembly, HB 258, sponsored by Rep. Denver Butler, was approved by lawmakers and signed by Governor Beshear.  This legislation amends KRS 311.854 to allow a physician to supervise up to four physician assistants at the same time.  Please note that this legislative change goes into effect on June 24, 2015.
  • The link for Surgical Assistant Renewal is active.  Click here to renew your certification.

​About Us​​​​​

​The Kentucky Board of Medical Li​censure (KBML) is responsible for protecting the public by ensuring that only qualified medical and osteopathic physicians are licensed and initiating disciplinary action when violations of the Medical Practice Act occur. In addition, the Board regulates the practice of Physician Assistants, Surgical Assistants, Athletic Trainers and Acupuncturists in the Commonwealth.

The Board is self-supporting and receives no general fund tax appropriations. It is funded solely through fees collected from its licensees.​

Our Online Services

The Board licenses physicians, physician assistants, acupuncturists and athletic trainers as well as certifies surgical assistants.  You can verify the license/certificate below.  Please use the left or right arrow in the picture below to scroll through the online services.


License Verifications

All routine verification requests for active licenses must be done via our website.  Please click here to purchase verification of an active license.  If the verification is for an inactive license, please contact Terraz Dean. 

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Fees For Services

To see our list of fees, visit our Physician Fee Schedule  page.​​​​