TBCE Disciplinary Actions Oct. 2015 - Feb. 2016
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Monday, April 04, 2016 12:00 AM

In their March 2016 Newsletter the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners (TBCE)reports that from Oct. 2015 through Feb. 2016 it rendered 30 disciplinary actions.

There was one order to complete a compliance plan for patient solicitation.

There was one order for an applicant who recently completed probation for charges stemming from fraud conviction to provide that licensure be conditioned upon taking and passing the ERAS exam, the jurisprudence exam and his license probated for two years.

Five letters of reprimand were issued: four for failing to notify TBCE of an address change and one for defaulting on a student loan.

Ten cease and desist orders were issued:  nine for failing to appropriately maintain a chiropractic facility registration and one for engaging in the practice of chiropractic without first obtaining or maintaining a license in the state of Texas.

Ten monetary fines were ordered:  

  • two $250 fines for failing to notify the board of a change of address,
  • one $500 for deceptive advertising,
  • two $1000 fines for having unsanitary conditions in the facility,
  • one $1250 for maintaining unsanitary or unsafe equipment and for failure to properly display the public information placard and facility registration,
  • one $1500 for failure to display his facility registration in the public/reception area, for unsanitary conditions and for failure to timely notify the board of a change of address,
  • one $2250 for maintaining unsanitary or unsafe equipment and failure to display a DC license.
  • one $2500 for over treating, overcharging and an improper prepayment plan,
  • one $2000 fine for grossly unprofessional conduct and lack of proper diligence; to include license suspension, an order to complete PROBE, take and pass EBAS and comply with all provisions of the Chiropractic Act and Board rules in the future.

There was one final order for statutory revocation of a chiropractic license because of felony conviction.

Source: TBCE March 2016 Newsletter