Idaho State Board of Chiropractic Physicians
Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1109 Main Street, Suite 220
Boise, Idaho 83702-5642
(208) 334-3233

   

Meeting Minutes of December 03, 2002

  

Roll Call:                  Dr. Dennis Harper, Chair

                                Dr. Zane Sterling, Vice-Chair

                                Dr. Patrick Mayo

                                Dr. James Hollingsworth 

                                 Sandra Averill

 

Others present:        Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief

                        Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief

                        Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney

                        Cherie Simpson, Secretary

                        Sandee Hitesman, Secretary

 

Meeting was called to order at 9:30 a.m. by Chair, Dr. Dennis Harper.  

Sandra Averill absent at roll call.  Sandra present at 9:45 a.m. 

Minutes from September 10, 2002 board meeting were reviewed.  Minutes stand approved as submitted. 

Ms. Jacobsen reported changes with the Bureau.  Introduced new Office Specialist II, Sandee Hitesman.  Sandee will be the new secretary for the Chiropractic Board.  The Bureau is in the process of cross training employees.  The policies and protocols for all boards will be available on the Internet.  If someone from the Bureau is gone, and their backup is also gone, anyone will be able to access the information on the Internet and explain policies and protocols to clients. The legislature has the largest freshman group ever with 34 new members.  Went over proposed law changes. 

Mr. Hetrick presented the financial report.  Most revenue’s are received in May and June.  A little more than ½ of the budget has been used so far this fiscal year.  Mr. Hetrick encouraged board members to get on line and look at the financial report.  Mr. Hetrick went over complaints received by the Bureau.  There was one complaint in 2000 and 2 complaints in 2001.  We have one remaining and one current complaint. 

Moved by Dr. Harper to recommend Dr. Henry West from Pocatello, ID to review files on Chiropractors that are under investigation. Seconded by Dr. Mayo, carried. 

Moved by Dr. Harper that Board go into executive session to discuss matters not subject to public disclosure.  Seconded by Dr. Mayo, carried.

Moved by Dr. Hollingsworth that Board come out of executive session.  Seconded by Dr. Mayo, carried. 

Licensee Michael Duncan came to discuss laws regarding Subluxation .  Mr. Duncan wanted to be sure Subluxation was protected under law for Chiropractors.  Board explained that 54-704 (a) in Chiropractic Physicians Laws and Rules covered this. 

Board discussed letter received noting if someone could receive a Chiropractic License in the State of Idaho with only a BA of Chiropractic degree from a foreign country.  Moved by Dr. Hollingsworth to send out the State Of Idaho Chiropractic Physicians Laws and Rules.  Seconded by Dr. Sterling.  Four carried, one apposed. 

The Board reviewed two requests for waiver of the reinstatement fee.  Moved by Dr. Hollingsworth to send certified letter stating the requests were denied and all fees must be paid in order to receive licensing.  Remind Dr. that he must cease all Chiropractic practice until license is issued.  Seconded by Dr. Sterling, carried. 

Moved by Dr. Hollingsworth to review renewal for licensure form at next meeting, and discuss adding the phrase, “If renewal form is not received in our office by the due date, you are practicing without a license.”  Consider sending these forms by certified mail.  Seconded by Ms. Averill, carried. 

Adjourned for Lunch at 12:15 p.m.

 

Meeting called back to order by Dr. Harper at 1:30 p.m. 

CHI-12201-RST—Review of activities since last meeting.  Moved by Dr. Hollingsworth to have the attorney for the board send a letter requesting documentation of successful completion of parole.  Seconded by Dr. Sterling, carried. 

CHI-112602-RRR—Request for licensure.  Moved by Ms. Averill to deny reinstatement of licensure in the State of Idaho.  Seconded by Dr. Mayo, carried.  Moved by Ms. Averill to have Bureau attorney draft letter stating verification that he has fully rehabilitated himself and substantiate his efforts to prove to the board his ability to practice Chiropractic.  Seconded by Dr. Hollingsworth, carried. 

Letter was reviewed requesting Continuing Education hours be approved for seminar sponsored by Life University College West.  Moved by Dr. Harper to approve CCE hours.  Seconded by Dr. Sterling, carried. 

Reviewed E-mail received from student who attended Life University College.  State law requires graduation from a CCE accredited school.  Board requested State of Idaho Chiropractic Physicians Laws and Rules be sent to student.  

Reviewed two requests for approval of Continuing Education hours.  Board requested documentation be sent showing they are sponsored by CCE accredited college. 

Reviewed two letters requesting approval of Continuing Education hours for seminars.  A CCE accredited college is not sponsoring the Seminars.  The board denied requests.  

Reviewed letter asking for a formal written acknowledgement from the board confirming recognition of their affiliation status with the ACA.  Board concluded that there were no formal acknowledgement procedures. 

There were no peer reviews.  Moved by Dr. Mayo to send a letter to the insurance commission asking them to notify their insurers, along with the state insurance fund and all Dr’s of Chiropractor stating that the peer review is alive and well.  Dr. Mayo will write the letter and Dr. Sterling will sign and send out the letters.  Seconded by Ms. Averill, carried.  Board asked Bureau to research Chiropractors E-mail addresses to save money. 

Moved by Dr. Harper to approve the cost for the board to send 3 people to the FCLB convention seminar in Orlando Florida.  Seconded by Dr. Hollingsworth, carried. 

Dr. Harper discussed Subluxation in Power Poll.  Board discussed if they should take surface EMG’s to task.  Moved by Dr. Hollingsworth to take to the documentation committee, “If an individual desires to restrict their scope of practice, this does not restrict their scope of responsibility.”  Seconded by Dr. Mayo, carried. 

Moved by Dr. Mayo to also take to the documentation committee,  a Chiropractor is required to make a reliable valid diagnose.”  Seconded by Dr. Hollingsworth, carried. 

Moved by Dr. Mayo to approve second documentation committee meeting.  Seconded by Ms. Averill, carried. 

Next meeting set for March 05, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. 

Meeting moved to adjourn by Dr. Mayo at 3:50 p.m. 


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