By the Division of Professional Licensure




Date: March 24, 2011
Location: Room 1D
Time: 9:00 AM

Adjourn: _____ PM

9:00 AM Board Business

  • Meeting Called to order
  • Facility Briefing (fire drill instructions)
  • Approve Minutes for February 2011
  • Report from Legal Counsel, James O'Connor

9:15 AM Correspondence:

  • Letter from Shannon Leftwich, director Credentialing Service to Deta Deans, regarding 2011 BOC athletic trainer regulatory conference, dated: 3/1/11
  • Letter from James Zachazewski to the board, regarding ATOM talking points for proposed, dated:3/16/11
  • James Zachazewski: regarding meeting/summit in June. They will extend 1-2 invites to MA Board, dated: 3/16/11
  • James Zachazewski: regarding Discussion FSBPT using fixed exam dates effective after June 30. Impact on MA. Need to get wording from 112, 23C out to schools with discussion and how to operationalize from the board for PT graduates effected, dated: 3/16/11
  • Email from Kenneth Reid to Deta deans, regarding COTA have to write the discharge summary and D/C the patient and the PT will co-sign the discharge summary, dated: 3/12/11

9:30 AM - 9:40 AM Old Business:

  • Douglas M. White - regarding recent submissions made by various third-party payers who cite record reviews completed by DW on their behalf (they were originally scheduled for in February)

9:40 AM Discussion:

  • Follow up discussion regarding dry needling and PT scope of practice, FSBPT, a systematic approach to scope of practice decisions, spring 2010 (Peter Kelley)
  • The state board's position of PT/PTA and personal training
  • DWC certification

10:10 AM Compliance Monitoring

  • AH-09-046 and AH-10-001 (Boston Therapy Inc, dated 3/14/11) (James O'Connor)

10:20 AM New Cases: [ Closed Session pursuant to G.L. c. 112, §65C ]:

  • AH-11-023 (VG)
  • AH-11-028 (CM)
  • AH-11-034 (LP)
  • SA-AH-10-028 (PD)
  • SA-AH-11-004 (KBPT)

11:00 AM Settlement Offer [Closed Session pursuant to G.L. c. 112, §65C]:

  • AH-10-063 (FM) (Julie Brady's case) (she will attend at 11:00 am)
  • AH-11-130 (BP) (Julie Brady's case)
  • AH-10-103 (PG) (Julie Brady's case)
  • AH-11-029 (JC) (Julie Brady's case)

11:30 AM - 11:40 AM Old Business:

  • Bruce Levine - Discussion with Bruce Levine regarding recent submissions made by various third-party payers who cite record reviews completed by BL on their behalf

11:40 PM Application Review [Executive Session pursuant to G.L. c. 30A, § 21(c)(7), G.L. c. 66, §10, G.L. c. 4, § 7, 26(a), G.L. c. 6, § 172]

  • John N. Wile
  • Trupti Tanna

12:00 Quasi-Judicial Session [Closed Session under G.L. c. 30A, 18, 5(d)]:

  • AH-10-881 (RF)
  • AH-09-062 (JK) (Final Decision)

12:30 PM New Business

  • Occupational therapist registered director position