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Article - Health Occupations




§14–205.1.

    On or before October 1 each year, the Board shall submit to the Governor, the Secretary, and, in accordance with § 2–1257 of the State Government Article, the General Assembly an annual report that includes the following data calculated on a fiscal year basis:

        (1)    Relevant disciplinary indicators, including:

            (i)    The number of physicians investigated under each of the disciplinary grounds enumerated under § 14–404 of this article;

            (ii)    The number of physicians who were reprimanded or placed on probation or who had their licenses suspended or revoked;

            (iii)    The number of cases prosecuted and dismissed and on what grounds;

            (iv)    The criteria used to accept and reject cases for prosecution; and

            (v)    The number of unresolved allegations pending before the Board;

        (2)    The average length of the time spent investigating allegations brought against physicians under each of the disciplinary grounds enumerated under § 14–404 of this article;

        (3)    The number of cases not completed within 18 months and the reasons for the failure to complete the cases in 18 months;

        (4)    For both physicians and allied health professionals:

            (i)    The number of initial and renewal licenses issued;

            (ii)    The number of positive and negative criminal history records checks results received;

            (iii)    The number of individuals denied initial or renewal licensure due to positive criminal history records checks results; and

            (iv)    The number of individuals denied initial or renewal licensure due to reasons other than a positive criminal history records check; and

        (5)    The adequacy of current Board staffing in meeting the workload of the Board.