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Administrative judge had authority to accept a late reply to charges

An appellate court in New York, in a July 9 decision, invalidated a revocation decision by the state Administrative Review Board for Professional Medical Conduct because the administrative law judge conducting the case mistakenly believed that she did not have the authority to accept a late response to disciplinary charges and improperly deemed the charges admitted.

In 2017, New York's Bureau of Professional Medical Misconduct charged Chinwe Offor with offering substandard care to four patients while employed at a hospital between 2012 and 2014. In January 2018, a hearing committee revoked her license and Offor appealed.

On appeal, Offor . . .

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