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RCP Retirement and Cancellation Options

Retirement and Cancellation options

Options for retirement and cancellation are provided in the tabs below.

If you have any questions, please contact the Registration Department at Registrations@tmb.state.tx.us.

    • The voluntary charity care status for a retired respiratory care practitioner (RCP), whose only practice is the provision of voluntary charity care, reduces the biennial registration.
    • An RCP on voluntary charity care status must still obtain and report continuing medical education, as indicated in Title 25 Texas Administrative Code §604.154 and Texas Administrative Code 140.209 and 140.210, or a reduced continuing education requirement equal to half of the number of continuing education hours required for renewal of a Texas licensed respiratory care practitioner certificate.
    • A "retired respiratory care practitioner" is defined as a person who:
      • is above the age of 55;
      • is not employed for compensation in the practice of medical radiology; and
      • has notified the department in writing of his or her intention to retire and provide only voluntary charity care 
    • To request voluntary charity care status, complete and return the voluntary charity care request form (link below) to Board for approval before the expiration date of the current certificate.  Refunds of registration/renewal fees already paid cannot be made.
    • If the RCP does not qualify for this status, notification will be sent and the biennial registration fee must be paid to keep the certificate current.
    • Because this form must be received by our office before the expiration date of the current certificate, completed and bearing original signatures, as well as bearing an original seal of notary public, it cannot be faxed back to our office. 

     

    RCP Voluntary Charity Care Request form - click here

    • To request cancellation of a Texas Respiratory Care Practitioner certificate, complete and return the cancellation request form (link below) to the Board for approval before the expiration date of the current certificate.  Refunds of registration/renewal fees already paid cannot be made.
    • Because this form must be received by our office before the expiration date of the current certificate, completed and bearing original signatures, as well as bearing an original seal of notary public, it cannot be faxed back to our office. 

     

     RCP Cancellation by Request Form - click here