Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine - Licensing, Renewal, Resources, Meetings and Information

The Board plays a leading role in the ever-changing health care environment through dialogue with the public, the legislature, academia, and the community. The Board consists of seven members appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. Five members are licensed opticians and two members are laypersons. Despite the expiration of their term, Board members continue to serve until they have been replaced. The Department of Health's Division of Medical Quality Assurance serves as the principle administrative support unit for the Board. The Board is supported by a full-time professional staff based in Tallahassee, and its regulatory functions are funded in full by fees paid by its licensees. Board members are appointed by the Governor and subject to confirmation by the Senate. Unless filling a vacancy, members of the Board generally serve two four-year terms. Despite the expiration of a term, Board members can continue to serve until they have been either replaced or reappointed or serve the maximum of ten years as governed by s. 457.103, F.S. To learn more about becoming a member of the Board, visit the Governor’s Appointments Office website or email appointments@eog.myflorida.com. To learn more about the licensure process, select the type of license you wish to apply for from the list of professions on the Licensing Page. The Board has made every effort to include the information you need to apply or renew you license on this website. You can visit our Help Center, FAQs and Resources page for frequently asked questions, links, forms, applications and other helpful information. Licensees are required to renew their licenses biennially in order to maintain the right to practice. To learn more about the renewal process, select the type of license you wish to renew from the list of professions on the Renewals Page. Our Resources Page is a tool for accessing applications, forms, publications, statutes, rules and other important information. The Board meets bimonthly, generally on the first weekend of the month. The full Board meetings include disciplinary cases, licensure approvals, correspondence items, committee reports, policy discussion items and other necessary Board actions.

  • House Bill 713

    Click here for information on the repeal of Section 460.4166, Florida Statutes (F.S.) Registered Chiropractic Assistants

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  • The August 7, 2020, Board of Chiropractic Medicine meeting will be convened by the GoToMeeting platform; there will be no credit extended for first-year licensees attending the meeting. The Board will discuss alternative means for awarding credit at the beginning of the meeting.

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    Chiropractic Physicians, Certified Chiropractic Physician’s Assistants and Faculty Certificate Holders, Licensure, Renewal and Information.
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    The Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine was legislatively established to ensure that every chiropractic physician practicing in this state meets minimum requirements for safe practice. The Florida Board of Chiropractic Medicine is responsible for the licensure, monitoring and ensuring the safe practice of chiropractic professionals to assure competency and safety to practice in their service to the people of Florida.

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