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Disciplinary Actions taken by Jurisdictions from January 2010 to July 2021
Disciplinary Actions taken by Jurisdictions from January 2010 to July 2021
PHYSICIAN ACTS THAT POTENTIALLY
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PHYSICIAN ACTS RELATED TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF A NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE PRACTICE
PHYSICIAN ACTS THAT (DIRECTLY) HARM PATIENTS PHYSICALLY OR EMOTIONALLY
(INDIRECTLY) HARM THE PATIENT
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StatePracticing without a licenseProviding false information to obtain or maintain a license (e.g. failure to disclose information on renewal)Using false or misleading advertising, or misrepresenting credentialsEngaging in discriminatory behavior regarding which patients are seen or how they are treatedFailing to obtain appropriate patient consent to examine or treatFailing to follow appropriate charting procedures and/or to maintain record-keeping standardsEngaging in fraudulent insurance/billing procedures and/or financially exploiting patientsBreaching patient confidentialityReciprocal actionFailing to report disciplinary action in another jurisdictionFailing to meet CE requirementsProviding substandard patient care (e.g., misdiagnosing, failing to use standard care protocols)Performing an inappropriate procedure that is not in the jurisdiction's scope of practiceFailing to report abuseNeglecting or abandoning the patientInappropriately prescribing drugs (opioids and other legend drugs)Providing substandard care in the prescription of CannabisEngaging in sexual contact with a patientViolating appropriate doctor-patient boundariesExhibiting physical impairment (e.g., alcohol or substance abuse, mental/emotional impairment)Exhibiting rude or disruptive behavior in the clinic (verbally abusing and/or sexually harassing patients or staff)Receiving a criminal convictionFailing to comply with Regulatory Authority OrderUNKNOWN (records could not be obtained for analysis)
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Alaska1
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Arizona113115621814111022
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California1
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Colorado111
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Connecticut
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Dist. of Columbia3
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Hawaii11
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Idaho
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Kansas11
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Maine
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Maryland2
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Minnesota
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Montana
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New Hampshire
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New Mexico
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North Dakota
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Oregon43111212223216
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Puerto Rico
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Rhode Island
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Utah11
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Vermont1
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Virgin Islands
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Washington1131431813210422111
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TOTAL55500750436173136226761414710
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