- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Unrestricted license in one province entitles licensee to full license in others
- Amendments to licensing act do not restart tolling for claims under statute of limitations
- Failure to file agency record into evidence ends disciplined licensee’s appeal
- Rejected applicant can’t sue Montana licensing agency from distant D.C.
- For background check of licensure candidate, Nebraska can access Georgia arrest record that Nebraska would have erased
More than half of U.S. adults appear to be unaware that state medical boards are in charge of licensing and regulating doctors, according to results of a State Medical Boards Awareness Study conducted by The Harris Poll and released in May.
The survey respondents were more than 2,000 adults who had previously been recruited to participate in surveys. Only 27% knew how to determine whether their physician had been disciplined for misconduct and 51% were unaware of state medical boards' role.
However, the survey . . .
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