When an individual receives a letter from the New York State Office of Professional Medical Conduct, they may immediately wonder what went wrong that they received this letter. Of course, it is a significant cause for concern and it is essential that the individual contact an experienced healthcare misconduct defense attorney as soon as possible. The Office of Professional Medical Conduct is a division of the New York State Department of Health. It focuses on investigating any claims or complaints made regarding healthcare professionals throughout New York State.
Some of the individuals that may be investigated by the Office of Professional Medical Conduct can include general physicians, any sort of specialist physician, physical therapists, dentists, nurses, physician assistants, chiropractors, pharmacists, psychologists, psychiatrists, surgeons, and anyone else who falls into this category.
There is a wide range of potential reasons that a medical professional may receive a complaint letter from the Office of Professional Medical Conduct stating that they will be investigated. Some of these reasons can include allegations of sexual misconduct, substance abuse, insurance fraud, billing fraud, and more. These are all very serious matters because they may result in a medical license revocation.
If you have received a letter from the OPMC, contact us today.
When a medical professional is accused of misconduct, it is essential that they retain strong legal representation. If you require a medical law attorney for your legal matters, call Paul E. Walker, an experienced New York City OPMC & OPD Lawyer. Please contact the Walker Medical Law firm to set up a free initial consultation.