|(a) If, within 30 days after the Notice of Intention
to Impose Administrative Penalty is sent to the licensee, the licensee
submits a request for personal appearance at an ISC, an ISC shall
be scheduled in accordance with §164.004(a)(2) of the Act before
one or more board representatives.
(b) An ISC under this Subchapter may consider only
dismissal of the matter or the imposition of an administrative penalty.
The board representatives may not consider revocation, suspension,
or any other sanction. The provisions of §187.18 of this title
(relating to ISC Scheduling, Process, and Procedures) shall apply
to the ISC, except that there may be one or more board representatives
at the ISC, who may be either a physician or public member of the
Board or District Review Committee.
(c) The recommendation of the board representative(s)
to impose the administrative penalty or to dismiss the allegations
shall be referred to the DPRC at the next regular meeting. The action
of the DPRC shall be submitted to the Board for approval.