How Does A Hearing About Your Health Care Provider License At The Department Of Education Work?

If you are a health care provider, a nurse, a chiropractor, a dentist, etc, all disciplinary hearings that could adversely affect your New York State license are held by the Department of Education, Office of Professional Discipline.  The Hearings in the New York City area are held at 1411 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York, New York […]

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Upstate NY Doctor Accused of Fraud and ID Theft

A few weeks ago, news broke that a doctor in Upstate New York was arrested after accusations of illegally obtaining drugs through fraudulent measures, one of which includes identity theft. The Drug Enforcement Agency’s investigation shows that the doctor wrote prescriptions for 23 patients. These prescriptions were filled in Florida and they were paid for […]

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What Kinds of Sanctions can the OPMC Hearing Committee Hand Down?

The sanctions range in severity including administrative warnings, censure, reprimand, suspension of license,probation, retraining or even revocation of the license. Please note that all of the above sanctions with the exception of an administrative warning will be posted under your name on the Department’s website. This is public information and, obviously, this posting might serious […]

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