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RULE §173.3Physician-Initiated Updates

(a) Physicians are required to attest as to whether or not the physician's profile information is correct at the time of the physician's registration and to initiate correction of any incorrect information.

(b) Physicians should maintain current profile information by submitting updates and corrections as changes occur.

(c) The physician shall make necessary corrections and updates by submitting a profile update and correction form or by submitting it online if completing the registration via the internet.

(d) A physician shall report the following to the Board within 30 days after the event:

  (1) Any change of mailing or practice address;

  (2) Incarceration in a state or federal penitentiary;

  (3) An initial conviction, final conviction, or placement on deferred adjudication, community supervision, or deferred disposition for:

    (A) a felony;

    (B) a misdemeanor that directly relates to the duties and responsibilities of a physician licensed by the board;

    (C) a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude;

    (D) a misdemeanor under Chapter 22, Penal Code (relating to assaultive offenses), other than a misdemeanor punishable by fine only;

    (E) a misdemeanor on conviction of which a defendant is required to register as a sex offender under Chapter 62, Code of Criminal Procedure;

    (F) a misdemeanor under §25.07, Penal Code (relating to the violation of a protective order or a magistrate's order); or

    (G) a misdemeanor under §25.071, Penal Code (relating to the violation of a protective order preventing offenses caused by bias or prejudice) ; or

  (4) An initial finding by the trier of fact of guilt of a felony under:

    (A) Chapter 481 or 483, Health and Safety Code (relating to offenses involving controlled substances and dangerous drugs);

    (B) Section 485.033, Health and Safety Code (relating to offenses involving inhalant paraphernalia); or

    (C) the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970 (21 U.S.C. §801 et seq.).

Source Note: The provisions of this §173.3 adopted to be effective March 5, 2000, 25 TexReg 1623; amended to be effective November 3, 2002, 27 TexReg 10026; amended to be effective November 30, 2003, 28 TexReg 10489; amended to be effective July 3, 2007, 32 TexReg 3993; amended to be effective May 12, 2008, 33 TexReg 3741; amended to be effective March 7, 2012, 37 TexReg 1514

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