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10.43.15.00.htm 10.43.15.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 43 BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS Chapter 15 Sanctioning Guidelines Authority: Health Occupations Article, §1-606, 3-313, and 3-315, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.43.15.01.htm 10.43.15.01. 01 Scope.. A. This chapter shall be used by the Board and the Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings as a framework for imposing discipline.B. The Board and the Maryland Office of Administrative Hearings shall take into consideration a range of activity within certain types of conduct rather than assigning particular sanctions to each specific violation.C. The Board shall complete a worksheet for each complaint considered by the Board that is not initiD. The Board is aware tha
10.43.15.02.htm 10.43.15.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Board" means the Maryland State Board of Chiropractic Examiners.. 2) “Conditions” means requirements in a public or nonpublic order that a licensee is required to satisfy which include but are not limited to:a) Treatment and counseling for an emotional or physical illness;. b) Submission to drug and alcohol testing;. c) Abstinence from specified drugs;.
10.43.15.03.htm 10.43.15.03. 03 Application.. A. This chapter shall be used by the Board as a guide for sanctioning licensees in formal and informal actions and proceedings.B. Except as provided in Regulation .05 of this chapter, the Board shall impose a sanction not less severe than the minimum listed in Regulation .06 of this chapter, nor more severe than the maximum listed in Regulation .06 of this chapter.C. When conduct results in multiple violations of the Maryland Chiropractic Act and the regulations
10.43.15.04.htm 10.43.15.04. 04 Worksheet.. A. The Board shall complete a sanctions worksheet after considering each disciplinary matter.. B. The sanctions worksheet shall, at a minimum:. 1) Briefly summarize the conduct that constituted the violation or violations meriting action;. 2) Identify the severity of the conduct;. 3) Describe other factors that the Board considered in determining the recommended sanctions imposed including but not limited to:
10.43.15.05.htm 10.43.15.05. 05 Aggravating and Mitigating Factors.. A. Sanctions in a particular case may fall outside the range of the sanctioning guidelines established by the Board.B. If the sanctions imposed by the Board fall outside the range of the sanctioning guidelines the Board shall state its reasons on its worksheet.C. Depending on the facts and circumstances of each case, and to the extent that the facts and circumstances apply, the Board may consider the following aggravating and mitiga
10.43.15.06.htm 10.43.15.06. 06 Disciplinary Guidelines.. The following guidelines shall be used by the Board as a guide for sanctioning licensees in formal and informal actions and proceedings:A. Abuse ― Physical and Emotional.. Severity. Tier/Conduct. Sanction Range. Duration. Minimum. Maximum. Least. to. Greatest. 1) Unnecessary or disruptive behavior which may include verbal comments, directed to a patient, resulting in minimal harm or a risk of harmReprimand.
10.43.15.9999.htm 10.43.15.9999. Administrative History Effective date: April 16, 2012 (39:7 Md. R. 494) ―. Subtitle amended and recodified from COMAR 10.43.16 to COMAR 10.43.15, Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Sanctioning Guidelines, effective January 2, 2017 (43:26 Md. R. 1446)
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