By the Division of Professional Licensure

Date: April 28, 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 March 2011
  • Report from Legal Counsel, Peter Kelley

9:15 AM Correspondence:

  • Email from Alyssa Marden PTA to Deta Deans, regarding home visit, dated:3/29/11
  • Email from Betsy O'Hayer to Deta Deans, regarding federal government subcontractor OT question, dated:4/14/11
  • Newsletter from Kentucky Board to Deta Deans, dated: March 2011

9:35 AM Application Review:

  • Brunilda Ruiz Martinez (Deta Deans, dated:4/6/11)

9:45 AM Quasi-Judicial Session
Closed Session pursuant to G.L. c. 30A § 18 par. 5d]

  • AH-10-077 (AJ) (Final Decision and Order by Default, dated 3/23/11)

9:50 AM Discussion:

  • Follow up discussion regarding dry needling and PT scope of practice, FSBPT, a systematic approach to scope of practice decisions, dated: 3/29/11 (Peter Kelley)
  • Email from David Sale, Executive Director of Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine to James Zachazewski, regarding CCAOM position paper on dry needling, dated: 4/13/11
  • Email from Leslie Portney, professor and chair, MGH Institute to James Zachazewski, regarding the ability of a graduate to practice in MA pending exam results, dated: 4/12/11
  • Policy Regarding Reinstatement of Lapsed/Expired Licenses, dated: 4/21/11 (Peter Kelley)

10:30 AM - 10:40 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

10:40 AM Facility PTCO waiver requests:

  • Edward Segel (new PTCO at Charles Street Family Chiropractic, his license issues date:4/1/08)
  • Kenneth Leaman (PTCO of Teamwork Physical Therapy-Plymouth, Application ID #834. Kenneth's license issue date:5/4/09)

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 AM Discussion:

  • Foreign Credential Review Criteria

11:55 AM Review of Draft OT Regulations

12:30 AM New Cases:
Closed Session pursuant to G.L. c. 112, §65C ]:

  • AH-11-025 (MS)