At its October meeting, the Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) voted to increase renewal fee by $15. The amended administrative regulation was filed with the Regulations Compiler on October 20 and will be published in the Administrative Register on December 1. This fee increase will affect nurses in hospital facilities primarily through the renewal fee which will go from $40 to $55, plus $10 that is specified for specific programs in statute, for a total renewal fee of $65 per year. The Executive Director of KBN, Paula Schenk, RN, MPH anticipates that this rate increase will go into effect for the 2015 renewal period (September 15 - October 31, 2015).
If you have any questions, please contact Paula Schenk at KBN (502-429-3306) or Nathan Goldman, KBN general counsel (502-429-3309).
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