Idaho State Board of Chiropractic Physicians
Board Meeting Minutes of April 12, 2005
ROLL CALL: Dr. Zane
Sterling, Vice Chairman
Dr. Patrick Mayo
Dr. Glenn Moldenhauer
Chairman Dennis Harper, DC, arrived at 9:15
ALSO PRESENT: Rayola
Jacobsen, Bureau Chief
Budd A Hetrick, Deputy Bureau Chief
Roger Hales, Administrative Attorney
Stephanie Guyon, Deputy Attorney General
Katy Barrett, Office Specialist II
Vice Chairman Sterling called the meeting to order at 8:55 a.m.
Ms. Jacobsen gave the legislative report to the Board. The Bureau is taking on four new boards as a result of the 2005 legislative session: Petroleum Dealers, Speech and Language Pathologists, Contractors, and Naturopathic Physicians. The Board was especially interested in the Naturopathic Physicians board and asked Ms. Jacobsen and Mr. Hales about the implications of this legislation.
Chairman Harper, DC, joined the meeting at 9:15 a.m.
Vice Chairman Sterling thanked Ms. Jacobsen for her report and turned the meeting over to Chairman Harper, DC, at 9:20 a.m.
The Board had no objection to the minutes of January 12 and February 23, 2005. The minutes stand as read.
Mr. Hetrick gave the financial report to the Board. The Board is in good standing with the balance at over $88, 000.00. Revenue exceeded expenses by $9, 683.07 at $51,230.84.
Mr. Hetrick gave the investigative report to the Board. There are currently thirteen complaints for FY 2005, twelve under investigation. There were twenty-two complaints in FY 2004, eight are under investigation and three are waiting for determination by the board. Mr. Hetrick then presented these three cases.
Dr. Moldenhauer moved to follow the Bureauís recommendation for case CHI-P5B-2-2004-3. The Bureau recommended that CHI-P5B-2-2004-3 be sent an advisory letter and that this case be closed. Dr. Sterling seconded and the motion carried.
Dr. Sterling moved to accept the Bureauís recommendation for case CHI-P5B-2-2004-12; the Bureau recommended closure. Dr. Mayo seconded and the motion carried.
Dr. Mayo moved to follow the Bureauís recommendation for case CHI-P5B-2-2004-16; the Bureau recommended closure. Dr. Moldenhauer seconded and the motion carried.
Ms. Guyon, Deputy Attorney General, presented stipulation and consent orders for case CHI-2004-3. Dr. Sterling moved to accept the Attorney Generalís recommendation. Dr. Moldenhauer seconded and the motion carried.
ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE IN 54-704
The Board discussed defining
clinical nutrition in the laws and rules. Dr. Mayo moved that the Board pursue
this objective and that Mr. Hales work on specific language with Dr. Moldenhauer.
Dr. Sterling seconded and the motion carried.
Chairman Harper, DC brought the problem of approving CE hours and courses. After some discussion on the benefits and expenses of the requirements as they stand, as well as some input from Mr. Hetrick, there was no motion and no action taken.
Mr. Shiosaki presented a bottle of nutritional supplements he had obtained from a chiropractor. He was troubled by the fact that this bottle was mislabeled, though he did not want to file a complaint. The rest of the board members advised Mr. Shiosaki that he should notify the doctor who sold this supplement and inform him that it is mislabeled, as there may be a problem with the supplier.
INDEPENDENT PEER REVIEW
Dr. Sterling moved to go into executive session to discuss documents exempt from public disclosure. Dr. Mayo seconded and the motion carried.
Dr. Moldenhauer moved to go out of executive session. Dr. Mayo seconded and the motion carried.
Dr. Moldenhauer moved that the Peer Review Committee be sent a letter notifying them of the proper use of specific prices for services. Dr. Mayo seconded.
Dr. Mayo then moved to include in this motion that Dr. Sterling, Chairman of the Peer Review Committee, send this written notification to the committee. Dr. Moldenhauer seconded and the amended motion carried.
Mr. Shiosaki then added that this letter should advise against members conducting independent reviews. Dr. Mayo moved to add this to the motion. Mr. Shiosaki seconded and the motion carried.
Dr. Sterling, as Chairman of the Peer Review Committee, recused himself from discussion on Harold Roberts.
Dr. Mayo moved that a letter be sent to Mr. Roberts detailing that his participation in the review in question was inappropriate behavior of a Peer Review Committee member and that he be removed from said committee. Dr. Moldenhauer seconded and the motion carried.
Dr. Mayo moved that a letter be sent to the chiropractic physician in question and inform him that if he would like to contest his peer review, the appropriate route is to file an official appeal with the committee. Dr. Moldenhauer seconded and the motion carried.
Dr. Moldenhauer moved that the board place a sixty-day time limit for peer review appeals to the Boardís rules. Mr. Shiosaki seconded and the motion carried.
New officers need to be elected as Chairman Harper, DC and Dr. Sterling will be leaving the Board July 1, 2005.
Dr. Sterling moved that based on seniority, Dr. Mayo be elected Chairman of the Board and Dr. Moldenhauer be elected Vice Chair. Mr. Shiosaki seconded and the motion carried.
Dr. Mayo moved that a letter be sent to CHIA-706 detailing that the hours he submitted have been approved and advising him that in the future he should take courses that are approved by a CCE accredited institution or obtain pre-approval from the Board. Dr. Sterling seconded and the motion carried.
Dr. Mayo moved that CHIA-867 be sent a letter detailing the Boardís decision on submitted CE information. The Board did not accept the hours submitted and that licensee has sixty days to submit evidence of an additional 12 hours of CE taken within the last twelve months. This letter should also advise the licensee that future hours should be pre-approved if they are not sponsored by a CCE accredited institution. Mr. Shiosaki seconded and the motion carried.
The next meeting will be a conference call held on June 29, 2005 at 12:30 p.m.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:50 a.m.
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