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§ 1606. Notice to Consumers.

16 CA ADC § 1606BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 16. Osteopathic Medical Board of California
Article 2. Schools and Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (Refs & Annos)
16 CCR § 1606
§ 1606. Notice to Consumers.
(a) A licensee engaged in the practice of medicine shall provide notice to each patient of the fact that the licensee is licensed and regulated by the Board. The notice shall include the following statement and information:
NOTICE TO CONSUMERS
Osteopathic physicians and surgeons (D.O.) are licensed and regulated by the Osteopathic Medical Board of California. (916)928-8390 www.ombc.ca.gov
To check the status of your physician and surgeon D.O. license online, go to https://search.dca.ca.gov/.
To file a complaint against the physician and surgeon D.O., complete the online complaint form on the Osteopathic Medical Board of California website or email:osteopathic@dca.ca.gov
(b) The notice required by this section shall be provided by one of the following methods:
(1) Prominently posting the notice in an area visible to patients on the premises where the licensee provides the licensed services, in which case the notice shall be in at least 48 point type in Arial font.
(2) Including the notice in a written statement for all new patients, signed and dated by the patient or the patient's representative and retained in that patient's medical records, stating the patient understands the physician and surgeon D.O. is licensed and regulated by the Board; thereafter provide the written notice at every visit without signature required.
(3) Including the notice in a statement on letterhead, discharge instructions, or other document given to a patient or the patient's representative for every visit, where the notice is placed immediately above the signature line for the patient in at least 14 point type font.
Note: Authority cited: Section 3600-1, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 138 and 2026, Business and Professions Code.
HISTORY
1. New section filed 6-8-2021; operative 10-1-2021 (Register 2021, No. 24). Transmission deadline and filing deadline specified in Government Code sections 11346.4(b) and 11349.3(a), respectively, extended 60 calendar days pursuant to Executive Order N-40-20 and an additional 60 calendar days pursuant to Executive Order N-66-20.
This database is current through 6/17/22 Register 2022, No. 24
16 CCR § 1606, 16 CA ADC § 1606
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