Is a “Remedial Plan” Offered by the Texas Medical Board Really a Non-Disciplinary Order?

The Texas Medical Board (TMB) handles complaints made against medical professionals licensed by the TMB, including doctors, physician assistants, acupuncturists, and surgical assistants. The TMB has a procedural enforcement process to review, investigate, and address all complaints. Either before or after an Informal Settlement Conference is conducted, the TMB may offer a Remedial Plan to…

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Overview of the Texas Medical Board’s Enforcement Process

The Texas Medical Board (TMB) reviews every complaint it receives to determine if adequate evidence exists demonstrating a violation of the Medical Practices Act. Over 7,000 complaints are filed with the TMB every year against medical professionals by patients, patients’ family members, health care professionals, and other sources. Preliminary Evaluation After a complaint is filed,…

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Licensed Veterinarians and Professional Standards of Care

Veterinarians, like any other medical professional, are held to a high standard of professionalism. Veterinarians are expected to provide an appropriate level of care to animals who are entrusted to them, and can face serious discipline if they fail to provide appropriate and professional treatment. There are many examples of situations where veterinarians have lost their…

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Protecting Your CPA License This Tax Season

Tax season is fast approaching, which means accountants are in high demand. Unfortunately, this busy time of year is the time when mistakes could be made that may jeopardize your continued ability to work in your field.   It is vitally important you avoid any intentional or negligent actions that could result in the loss…

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