- 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
An appellate court upheld a decision by New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners to revoke the license of a physician who engaged in a "massive, fraudulent billing scheme" (In the Matter of Hessein). The October 18 decision also upheld fines and costs of over $430,000 issued by the board against anesthesiologist Amgad Hessein.
Hessein was the sole practitioner at a chain of pain clinics with offices in several New Jersey cities when, in 2009, a police detective who had received a tip concerning the . . .
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