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§ 14-5D-16.1. Disclosure of information relating to licensees

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: May 2, 2013

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 14. Physicians (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5d. Athletic Trainers (Refs & Annos)
Effective: May 2, 2013
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 14-5D-16.1
§ 14-5D-16.1. Disclosure of information relating to licensees
Filing of charges against licensee or license denials
(a) Following the filing of charges or notice of initial denial of license application, the Board shall disclose the filing to the public on the Board's Web site.
Public individual profiles of licensees
(b) The Board shall create and maintain a public individual profile on each licensee that includes the following information:
(1) A summary of charges filed against the licensee, including a copy of the charging document, until a disciplinary panel has taken action under § 14-5D-14 of this subtitle based on the charges or has rescinded the charges;
(2) A description of any disciplinary action taken by the Board or a disciplinary panel against the licensee within the most recent 10-year period that includes a copy of the public order;
(3) A description in summary form of any final disciplinary action taken by a licensing board in any other state or jurisdiction against the licensee within the most recent 10-year period if the Board knows of the disciplinary action;
(4) A description of a conviction or entry of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere by the licensee for a crime involving moral turpitude that is the basis for disciplinary action taken under § 14-5D-14(b) of this subtitle; and
(5) The public address of the licensee.
Statements of information intended for consumers
(c) In addition to the requirements of subsection (b) of this section, the Board shall include on each licensee's profile a statement of information to be taken into consideration by a consumer when viewing a licensee's profile, including a disclaimer stating that a charging document does not indicate a final finding of guilt by a disciplinary panel.
Requests for licensee profiles
(d) The Board:
(1) On receipt of a written request for a licensee's profile from any person, shall forward a written copy of the profile to the person; and
(2) Shall maintain a Web site that serves as a single point of entry where all licensee profile information is available to the public on the Internet.
Notification and correction of errors
(e) The Board shall provide a mechanism for the notification and prompt correction of any factual inaccuracies in a licensee's profile.
Information relating to charges filed against licensees
(f) The Board shall include information relating to charges filed against a licensee by a disciplinary panel and any final disciplinary action taken by a disciplinary panel against a licensee in the licensee's profile within 10 days after the charges are filed or the action becomes final.

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Added by Acts 2013, c. 401, § 1, eff. May 2, 2013.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 14-5D-16.1, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 14-5D-16.1
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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