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RULE §173.5Updates to the Physician's Profile Due to Information Received by a Third Party

(a) When the board is notified by a third party of a change in profile information for a physician, the board shall send a copy of the Form to the physician with the changes noted. The physician shall have one month in which to correct factual errors or dispute the information.

(b) Amendments to a physician's profile shall be made by the board when:

  (1) the board receives information from non-governmental third-parties that has been verified by the board and contradicts information reported on a physician's profile;

  (2) the board receives information from state or federal governmental authorities regarding criminal convictions described in §173.1(b)(20) and (21) of this title (relating to Profile Contents);

  (3) the board determines that information provided on a physician's profile would violate state or federal confidentiality laws; or

  (4) the board otherwise determines that information provided on a physician's profile is false or misleading.

Source Note: The provisions of this §173.5 adopted to be effective March 5, 2000, 25 TexReg 1623; amended to be effective December 30, 2007, 32 TexReg 9629; amended to be effective January 20, 2014, 39 TexReg 281

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