Assistance with Investigating Complaints – New Rule for the Texas Department of License and Regulation

House Bill 2452 authorizes the Texas Department of License and Regulation (TDLR) to contract with qualified individuals to provide complaint review services. This bill took effect immediately. Assistance with Investigating Complaints The House Committee Report Bill Analysis noted that the TDLR, “investigates a high volume of complaints each year and that many investigations require technical…

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Texas Medical Board Disciplines 80 Physicians -17 Orders Related to Quality of Care, 11 Orders Related to Unprofessional Conduct

The Texas Medical Board (TMB) disciplined 80 physicians at its June 2019 Board Meeting. This represents a significant increase in disciplinary action from the Board’s March 2019 Board Meeting when 36 physicians were disciplined. In its press release, the TMB stated that the March disciplinary actions include: 17 Orders related to quality of care violations,…

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