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No requirement to erase temporary ban on doctor’s treating female patients from federal Data Bank


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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