IBOL COMPLAINT MEMORANDUM

 

 

††††††††††† DATE:††††††††††† April 16, 2010

 

††††††††††† TO:††††††††††††††††† Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians

 

††††††††††† SUBJECT:††††† Investigative Report

 

 

Fiscal Year 2010 (to date)

††††††††††† Total Complaints received†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 21

††††††††††††††††††††††† (Including 3 CE audit files.)

††††††††††† Status:

††††††††††††††††††††††† Closed by Board action††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2

††††††††††††††††††††††† Closed following disciplinary action††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 3

††††††††††††††††††††††† Pending Office of the Attorney General††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2

††††††††††††††††††††††† Remaining under investigation††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 13

††††††††††††††††††††††† Awaiting Board determination†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1

 

Fiscal Year 2009

††††††††††† Total Complaints received†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 10

††††††††††† Status:

††††††††††††††††††††††† Closed by Board action††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1

††††††††††††††††††††††† Closed following disciplinary action††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1

††††††††††††††††††††††† Pending Office of the Attorney General††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 6

††††††††††††††††††††††† Remaining under investigation††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2

 

Fiscal Year 2008

††††††††††† Total Complaints received†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 14

††††††††††† Status:

††††††††††††††††††††††† Closed by Board action††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 6

††††††††††††††††††††††† Closed following disciplinary action††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 5

††††††††††††††††††††††† Pending Office of the Attorney General††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2

††††††††††††††††††††††† Remaining under investigation††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1

 

Fiscal Year 2007

††††††††††† Total Complaints received†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 25

††††††††††††††††††††††† (Including 3 CE audit files.)

††††††††††† Status:

††††††††††††††††††††††† Closed by Board action††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 20

††††††††††††††††††††††† Closed following disciplinary action††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 4

††††††††††††††††††††††† Pending Office of the Attorney General††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1

 

Fiscal Year 2006

††††††††††† Total Complaints received†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 11

††††††††††† Status:

††††††††††††††††††††††† Closed by Board action††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 9

††††††††††††††††††††††† Closed following disciplinary action††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1

††††††††††††††††††††††† Pending Office of the Attorney General††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1

 

For Board Determination:

 

I-CHI-2010-13 C alleged R is practicing without a license.IBOL records show that Rís license expired in 2001 and was not renewed.In response to a letter from the Investigative Unit to address the allegation, R stated that he is not practicing and that he is retired.The letter also advised R that practicing chiropractic without a license is a criminal offense punishable by a fine of not less than $1,000 and/or imprisonment for not less than six months.No patient has alleged that R provided services.IBOL recommends that the Board authorize closure.