TBCE Disciplinary Actions June Through August 2016
Written by Editor   
Thursday, September 15, 2016 12:00 AM

From June through August 2016, the TBCE took the following disciplinary actions.  Take note and learn from the errors of others.

Revocation of license:  One license was revoked for a felony conviction and another was revoked for failure to comply with a board order.

Fine $3000: for failure to report a criminal conviction, making a false statement on license renewal, and failure to respond to Board inquires. The violator also has to take and pass the Jurisprudence exam and Ethics and Boundaries Assessment Services exam within six months.

Fine $2000: for dishonorable conduct and failure to respond to a board inquiry.

Fine $1500: for failing to respond to Board inquires.

Fine $1000: for soliciting patients with accident reports.

Fine $500: one licensee was fined for failing to report ownership and address change, and one other for advertising services not consistent with the practice of chiropractic.

Fine $250: for failure to display public interest information.

License probated: one licensee had their license probated for six months for defaulting on student loan, another was probated for two years for criminal convictions.  The latter must also take and pass the Jurisprudence exam and the Ethics and Boundaries Assessment Service exam within six (6) months of issuance of a license.

Letter of Reprimand: for deceiving the public and advertising superiority.

Additional requirements:

  • two licensees were additionally required to take the Jurisprudence exam.
  • one was required to take the Jurisprudence exam for failure to display public interest information.
  • one was additionally required to take eight hours of continuing education

Cease and desist order: eight individuals were cited for operating expired or unregistered facilities or practicing without a license.


Source:  http://www.tbce.state.tx.us/NewsLetter/2016/NLAugust2016.pdf