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“Consent agreement” not the same as “consent order”

A Maryland court, in a January 24 ruling, affirmed a decision of the state’s dental board to revoke the license of a doctor who repeatedly violated a consent agreement he entered into with the board to monitor his recovery from cocaine use. The case turned on the difference between a “consent agreement” and a “consent order” under Maryland licensing law.

A Maryland court, in a January 24 ruling, affirmed a decision of the state’s dental board to revoke the license of a doctor who repeatedly violated a consent agreement he entered into with the board to monitor his recovery from cocaine use. The case turned on the difference between a “consent agreement” and a “consent order” under Maryland licensing law.

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