Idaho State Board of Chiropractic Physicians
September 08, 2004
Roll Call: Dr. Dennis Harper, Chair
Dr. Zane Sterling, Vice-Chair
Dr. Patrick Mayo
Dr. Glenn Moldenhauer
Bureau Present: Rayola Jacobsen, Bureau Chief
Budd Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief
Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney
Sandee Hitesman, Secretary
Meeting was called to order at 12:40 p.m. by Chair, Dr. Dennis Harper.
The minutes from the July 28, 2004 Board meeting were approved as written.
Ms. Jacobsen noted that as of July 1, 2004, it is no longer a requirement to have one board member present at the Bureau for conference call board meetings. The Bureau Chief, however, must be physically present at the location designated in the meeting notice to ensure that the public may attend such meeting in person.
Ms. Jacobsen stated that the Chiropractic Board did not submit any legislation for this fiscal year.
Mr. Hetrick gave the financial report. As of July 31, 2004 the board had $38,421.69 in appropriation with a cash balance of $76,418.28.
Mr. Hetrick gave the investigative report. There have not been any complaints for fiscal year 2005. There were 22 complaints for fiscal year 2004. Fifteen of those complaints are currently under investigation. There are currently six formal action files under legal review or awaiting administrative action.
The board discussed licensee CHI-P3C-01-00-015.
Motion was made by Dr. Mayo to direct the Bureau to review the practice of licensee, CHI-P3C-01-00-015, three to four times within the next year to determine licensee’s compliance with board order. Seconded by Dr. Sterling, carried.
Mr. Hales noted that licensee, CHI-P5C-02-02-08, gave permission for the board to review his court documents. These documents will be forwarded to the board for review.
The board reviewed continuing education audits. The board approved all continuing education audits submitted.
The board reviewed Dr. Susan Vlasuk’s method for signing in and out for the continuing education seminar.
Motion was made by Dr. Sterling to send a letter to Dr. Vlasuk stating that she must require those attending the seminar to sign in and out before and after the morning session, and to sign in and out before and after the afternoon session. Seconded by Dr. Mayo, carried.
The board reviewed correspondence sent to the board regarding the Peer Review insert being inserted with renewal licenses.
Motion was made by Dr. Moldenhauer to add to the insert, “For further information, please see Idaho’s laws and rules.” Seconded by Dr. Mayo, carried.
NBCE invited all state board members to attend the Part IV examination. Dr. Harper stated this was a good experience, and would be very beneficial to any board member who would like to go.
The board reviewed the new contract between the Chiropractic Board and The Bureau of Occupational Licenses.
Motion was made by Dr. Moldenhauer to approve the fiscal year 2005 contract between the State Board of Chiropractic Physicians and The Bureau of Occupational Licenses, and to authorize Dr. Sterling to sign and initial the contract on behalf of the board. Seconded by Dr. Mayo, carried.
Dr. Harper noted that Senator Brandt had contacted Dr. Harper. Senator Brandt will be contacting Ms. Jacobsen in the future regarding authorizing the State Board of Chiropractic Physicians jurisdiction over non-licensed persons practicing Chiropractic.
The board discussed proposing a rule change exempting continuing education requirements for licensee’s first year of licensure.
The Annual Budget Request Form for the board will be E-mailed to each board member. The next board meeting date was set for a conference call meeting on November 03, 2004 at 12:30 p.m.
Motion was made by Dr. Sterling to adjourn at 1:40 p.m. Seconded by Dr. Mayo, carried.