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California End of Life Option Act:

When this bill becomes effective California will allow physicians to prescribe mentally-competent, terminally ill patients, medication to end their life. ABX2-15 was enacted during special session of the California Legislature and this law becomes effective June 9, 2016. Click here for more details

Regulations Pending Public Comment

On January 8, 2016, the Department of Justice (DOJ) released the upgraded Controlled Substances Utilization Review and Evaluation System, also referred to as CURES 2.0. Please click here for more information.

Please mail your completed renewal form, Continuing Education, and a check to the address on the form

Potential License Denial or Suspension for Failure to Pay Taxes

ALERT: Starting October 6, 2014, hydrocodone will be controlled as a Schedule II substance under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA). Click here for details

Mission Statement

To protect consumers and promote the highest professional standards in the practice of osteopathic medicine, the Osteopathic Medical Board of California licenses osteopathic physicians and surgeons.

The board investigates consumer complaints and uses its enforcement power to ensure practitioners abide by the provisions of the state Business and Professions Code/Medical Practice Act.

To maintain their license, practitioners must successfully complete rigorous, periodic continuing education requirements that meet the standards of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).