38-153. Variable costs of credentialing.

Variable costs of credentialing are the costs that are unique to a specific profession or business listed in section 38-121 and include the following:

(1) Per diems which are paid to members of the appropriate board;

(2) Operating costs that are specific to a particular profession or business, including publications, conference registrations, and subscriptions;

(3) Costs for travel by members of the appropriate board and employees of the department related to a particular profession or business, including car rental, gas, and mileage charges but not salaries;

(4) Costs to operate and administer the Nebraska Center for Nursing, which costs shall be derived from credentialing fees of registered and practical nurses in accordance with section 71-1798.01; and

(5) Other reasonable and necessary costs as determined by the appropriate board or the department.

Source:Laws 2003, LB 242, § 25; Laws 2005, LB 243, § 1; R.S.1943, (2003), § 71-162.02; Laws 2007, LB463, § 53.