- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- CSG state “playbooks” aim to reduce effect of employment-related mandates such as licensing on workers with criminal record
- Remote learning meets requirement of “full-time resident graduate study”
- Pennsylvania surveys new immigrants’ experience of licensing as part of $422,000 federal grant
- Chiropractors may evaluate patients for neurological conditions
- License decisions can be appealed by third parties, in racetrack case
In 36 states, there is no law preventing doctors who have been imprisoned on felony charges, molested patients, or demanded sex in exchange for prescription drugs from continuing to see patients. A national examination of the system conducted by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution as part of its "Doctors and Sex Abuse" series found that some states—Minnesota, for example—automatically and permanently revoke if the physician has a felony sexual assault conviction. The majority, however, leave the decision to the medical board. Some board executives argue that . . .
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