- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Board upheld in denying practice exclusivity to licensees based on FTC v. North Carolina Dental Examiners
- Physician seeking exam exemption from national specialty certifying body must bring suit in Texas, where certifier is located
- Discipline of agent who defrauded clients & skipped hearing upheld
- Discipline of licensee for showing patient records to wife upheld
- Board must hear MD’s appeal of order to submit to three-day impairment evaluation
Concerned by potential anti-competitive issues after last year’s Supreme Court decision against the North Carolina Dental Board, Governor Mary Fallin of Oklahoma ordered the state’s licensing boards last year to vet their non-rulemaking decisions through the state Attorney General’s Office beforehand. By some accounts, the process appears to be proceeding smoothly, but an interim report is expected this fall.
Full article, Oklahoma’s Licensing Boards Agree to More Attorney General Oversight, by Brian Hardzinski for KGOU.