- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Montana Supreme Court strikes down restriction on advanced practice nurses providing abortions
- Court revokes license of nurse who neglected vulnerable patient
- New Hampshire Supreme Court rules that grandfathered training school required to submit to board audit
- Eighth Circuit upholds dismissal of case challenging enforcement of confidentiality of medical records
- Reversal of license revocation overturned for lack of deference to board’s decision
Two new laws addressing complainant rights in Texas and Washington take opposite tacks: One law is likely to provide more protection to licensees, while the other could expand complainants' access to information. But in adopting the laws, both states have responded to lawsuits or highly publicized discipline cases by taking unconventional, if not radical, approaches to regulating boards' handling of complaints.
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