Idaho State Board of Chiropractic Physicians
Meeting Minutes of December 03, 2002
Roll Call: Dr. Dennis Harper, Chair
Dr. Zane Sterling, Vice-Chair
Dr. Patrick Mayo
Dr. James Hollingsworth
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
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.
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
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,
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.
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
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
Meeting moved to adjourn by Dr. Mayo at 3:50 p.m.
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