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28 Pa. Code § 1181.26. Denial, revocation or suspension of a practitioner registration.

§ 1181.26. Denial, revocation or suspension of a practitioner registration.

 (a)  A practitioner registration will be denied, revoked or suspended if the practitioner’s medical license is inactive, expired, suspended, revoked, limited or otherwise restricted by the applicable Medical Board, or if the physician has been subject to professional disciplinary action, including an immediate temporary action.

 (b)  A practitioner registration may be denied, revoked or suspended if the practitioner has been the subject of professional disciplinary action, including an immediate temporary action.

 (c)  A physician who has been denied registration or whose practitioner registration has been revoked or suspended may reapply to the Department for inclusion in the practitioner registry in accordance with §  1181.24 (relating to physician registration) if the event that led to the physician’s denial, revocation or suspension has been resolved and the physician’s medical license is designated as active without limitation by the applicable Medical Board. The physician’s application for registration under this subsection must include evidence of the resolution.

 (d)  A physician who has been denied registration or whose practitioner registration has been revoked or suspended may not do any of the following:

   (1)  Have electronic access to a patient certification.

   (2)  Issue or modify a patient certification.

   (3)  Provide a copy of an existing patient certification to any person, including a patient or a caregiver, except in accordance with applicable law.

 (e)  The Department may revoke or suspend the registration of a practitioner for any of the following:

   (1)  A violation of the act or this part.

   (2)  A violation of an order issued under the act or this part.

   (3)  A violation of a regulation promulgated under the act.

   (4)  For conduct or activity that would have disqualified the practitioner from receiving a registration.

   (5)  Pending the outcome of a hearing in a case which the practitioner’s registration could be suspended or revoked.

Cross References

   This section cited in 28 Pa. Code §  1191.30 (relating to revocation or suspension of identification card).



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