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Explanation of Board Actions and Overview of Complaint Categories



ARIZONA MEDICAL BOARD
9545 East Doubletree Ranch Road, Scottsdale, Arizona 85258

NOTICE OF AGENCY
SUBSTANTIVE POLICY STATEMENT #9


1. Title of the guidance document or subject of the substantive policy statement and the guidance document number or substantive policy statement number by which the document or policy statement is referenced:

Explanation of Board Actions and Overview of Complaint Categories (SPS #9)

2. Date of the application of the guidance documents or the date the substantive policy statement was issued and the effective date of the document or policy statement if different from the publication or issuance date:

Adopted on May 14, 2003; awaiting publication.

3. Summary of the contents of the guidance document or the substantive policy statement:

The Board adopted disciplinary rules to inform the public and licensees of possible sanctions for acts of unprofessional conduct. See A.A.C. R4-16-501 et seq. The Board has prepared this guideline as an explanation of Board actions and an overview of complaint categories to further assist the public and licensees by explaining the actions the Board may take, defining what those actions are and presenting an overview of the complaint categories the Board adjudicates.

4. A statement as to whether the guidance document or substantive policy statement is a new document or statement, or a revision:

New Statement

5. The name, address and telephone number of the person to whom questions and comments about the guidance document or substantive policy statement may be directed:

Legislative Liaison
Arizona Medical Board
9545 East Doubletree Ranch Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85258
(480) 551-2700

6. Information about where a person may obtain a copy of the guidance document or the substantive policy statement and the costs for obtaining the document or policy statement:

Copies of all guidance documents and substantive policy statements referenced are available from the Arizona Medical Board through its web site at www.azmd.gov, or by phoning, writing or visiting the Arizona Medical Board at the address given above. A nominal fee may be charged for photocopies.