(a) A licensee who fails the recertification examination of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, and is no longer certified, shall immediately:
(1) Notify his or her supervising physician;
(2) Notify his or her licensing board in writing; and
(3) Cease practicing.
(b) The license automatically terminates and the physician assistant is not eligible for reinstatement until he or she has obtained a passing score on the examination.