- 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 second evidentiary hearing after 11 years of procedural up-and-downs
- Discipline upheld against psychologist who gave patient file to opposing counsel in lawsuit
- Complainant cannot force board to let him testify against licensee
- Formal recommendation by hearing examiner not required in order to revoke a license
- Licensee cannot dodge obligation to adhere to trade standards through provision in contract with customer
Cronkite News has conducted a four-month investigation into the rise of prescription opioid abuse in Arizona, and has made some eye-opening findings around the Arizona Medical Board's treatment of doctors who overprescribe. Since the Drug Enforcement Administration started collecting data on the subject in 2000, Arizona has had over 1,000 instances of overprescribing, but has sanctioned only 250 doctors and physician assistants as a result. Some of these sanctions came after the offender received multiple warnings, due to the . . .
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