What happens if a complaint is filed against me with the Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine?

Once the Board receives a complaint it forwards the complaint the doctor (or other medical professional under its jurisdiction) who has thirty days to respond to the allegations. Approximately, three months after receipt of the complaint the Board reviews the complaint, the doctor’s response and any supporting investigative materials and decides whether the case should be dismissed or whether a letter of guidance or sanctions against the doctor should be imposed.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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