The Opioid Epidemic and the Texas Medical Boards’ Continued Scrutiny of Pain Management Doctors

The opioid problem in our country has been deemed a public health emergency. In response to the crisis, the Department of Justice, federal and state law enforcement agencies, and medical boards have been targeting pain management doctors. The Texas Medical Board (TMB) enforces stringent regulations on pain management clinics and medical professionals who work in…

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Dieticians Regulated Under TDLR: One Year Update

Texas Senate Bill 202 transferred regulatory authority of Dietitians from the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR). In accordance with Sec. 1.300(c) of S.B. 202 the then existing Texas State Board of Examiners of Dietitians was abolished. The Dietitians program was successfully transferred to the TDLR…

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