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N.Y. EDUC. LAW § 6530 - Definitions of professional misconduct

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Physicians may be found guilty of professional misconduct under many instances, including:
·         Obtaining a license or practicing fraudulently
·         Practicing negligently or with incompetence
·         Practicing while impaired, by drugs, alcohol, or disability
·         Being convicted of a crime
·         Being found guilty of misconduct in another state
·         Having a license revoked in another state
·         Exercising undue influence on the patient
·         Offering, giving, soliciting, or receiving a fee for a referral
·         Inappropriately sharing in the fees for professional services
·         Willfully filing a false report, or failing to file a report required by law
·         Failure to make requested documents available to a patient
·         Revealing PHI without prior consent, except as authorized by law
·         Failing to maintain a record for each patient that accurately reflects evaluation and treatment for at least six years
·         Ordering tests or treatment not warranted

Current as of January 2016