- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Licensee not entitled to appear in person at board’s deliberations to decide sanctions against her on remand
- Antitrust violations not necessarily crimes of moral turpitude
- Board lacked authority to discipline physician after license expired
- Sanction upheld for engaging, paying suspended fellow licensee as consultant
- MD’s standard-of-care defense not relevant to ruling on criminal sexual misconduct
A Texas case centered on the question of whether a temporary restriction of a physician's license should remain in the National Practitioner Data Bank, when the discipline against the physician was later dismissed.
A Texas appeals court said yes, ruling January 9 that the Texas Medical Board only needed to "modify"—not erase—a 2016 report it made to the National Practitioner Data Bank about a temporary license restriction against a doctor after the complaint leading to the discipline was dismissed (Freshour v. Van Boven).
The report to the Data Bank, the Texas Court of Appeals for the Third . . .
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