First, the Board secretary and Supervising Member determine if the State Medical Board has jurisdiction. If it is determined that the allegations of the complaint fall within the jurisdiction of the State Medical Board then the case is assigned to an investigator who thoroughly investigates the allegations. If the investigator determines that there is sufficient evidence to possibly find against a physician then the case is assigned to an Enforcement Attorney who will draft the citation letter that will be sent to the physician and prepare for a formal hearing. A public hearing will be held before an Attorney Hearing Examiner. The Medical Board will be represented by the Attorney General’s office and the physician has the right to be represented as well. After the hearing the Attorney Hearing Examiner files a summary of the case and proposed decision with the Medical Board and to the physician. The physician has ten days to file written objects to the Attorney Hearing Examiner’s report. The Board then meets and decides whether to accept, reject or modify the recommendations of the Attorney Hearing Examiner.
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