Texas Medical Board

Due to the increased presence of COVID-19 in the state, TMB offices are closed to any visitors and the public until further notice. The Call Center will continue accepting calls each weekday from 8:30am to 4:30pm until further notice.

 

As the COVID-19 public health disaster is a rapidly evolving event, the TMB encourages licensees to continue visiting its website for the agency's most up-to-date information and guidance.

 

To view the updated FAQs, please visit the TMB's webpage:

 

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Response

 

Announcements

 

TMB Passes Emergency Rules to Enforce Gov. Abbott’s Executive Order GA-09 (3/24/20)

Gov. Abbott Issues Executive Order Increasing Hospital Capacity, Postponing Certain

 Surgeries (3/22/20)

TMB Waiver for Chronic Pain Patients Granted by Governor Abbott (3/19/20)

Governor Abbott Waives Certain Regulations For Telemedicine Care In Texas (3/17/20)

Governor Abbott Fast-Tracks Licensing For Out-Of-State Medical Professionals (3/14/20)

TMB Responding to Gov. Abbott’s State Disaster Declaration (3/14/20)

 

Guidance & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

COVID-19 Telemedicine FAQs

COVID-19 Elective Surgeries and Procedures FAQs (Updated 3/29/20)

 

COVID-19 Emergency Rules

 

Emergency Rule §178.4

Emergency Rule §187.57

Texas State Board of Pharmacy - §291.30. Medication Limitations 

 

TMB COVID-19 Disaster Licensing

 

Licensing for Out-of-State Providers

Retired Physicians Returning to Active Status

Retired Physician Assistants (PAs) Returning to Active Status

Retired Respiratory Care Practitioners (RCPs) Returning to Active Status

Retired Medical Radiologic Technologists (MRTs) Returning to Active Status

 

How Can You Volunteer?

 

Physicians and other health professionals wishing to volunteer may register with the Texas

Department of State Health Services' Texas Disaster Volunteer Registry at:

https://www.texasdisastervolunteerregistry.org/

 

License Information for Current Licensees

 

COVID-19 Disaster Response – License Renewal/Registration Extensions 

 

For the Most Up-To-Date Health-Related COVID-19 Information

 

Texas Department of State Health Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drug Enforcement Administration COVID-19 Information Page

 Customer Service

Customer Service

Hours: Mon - Fri 8am to 5pm

Phone: (In Texas): (800) 248-4062

(Outside Texas): (512) 305-7030

 

E-mail TMB