- 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
The average time for the Arizona medical board to review an application and issue a license soared to 61 days this year, leaving a backlog of hundreds of doctors, the Arizona Republic television news channel reported March 14.
The lag is due to stricter credential checks which the board adopted following an “Arizona ombudsman-Citizens’ Aide” report in October 2013, which found that license applications were not being fully vetted.
That report led to the firing of then-Executive Director Lisa Wynn.
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