- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- CSG state “playbooks” aim to reduce effect of employment-related mandates such as licensing on workers with criminal record
- Remote learning meets requirement of “full-time resident graduate study”
- Pennsylvania surveys new immigrants’ experience of licensing as part of $422,000 federal grant
- Chiropractors may evaluate patients for neurological conditions
- License decisions can be appealed by third parties, in racetrack case
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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