By the Division of Professional Licensure

June 19, 2013 
Room 1C


Housekeeping and Evacuation Procedures ( staff)

Review of May 15, 2013 Minutes 

Board Counsel Report: [Rachael Phinney, Esq.]

  • Mass Health participation for license renewal
  • Global Fees: new Health Care Cost Containment Law

Associate Executive Director Report:

  • A & F - Fee Increases


  • CE Entity discussion [DrRakusin]
  • Review of draft policy – Tabled 5/15/13,
  • Draft proposal for Board review of CE


Old Business: 

  • TPA: Dr. Henry Woodcome II


  • Inquiry about CPT Codes and Vision Therapy [Dr. Rakusin] - Tabled from 5/15/13
  • Email from Anita Matthews (dated 6/5/13) re: approval for COPE reviewers
  • Email from Dr. Lam re: Reporting to RMV if patient fails peripheral test
    (dated 6/11/13)
  • Email from Sandra Sauders re: Retrobulbar and Peribulbar block; OR vs having it done in a exam room (dated 6/11/13)

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

  • OP-13-007[FR]


Open Session for Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of meeting.

***Reasonable accommodations or modifications will be provided to individuals with disabilities to participate in the Optometry board meeting. All requests should be directed to Deborah Cassano by calling 617-727-3110 or TTY/TDD: (617) 727-2099 by no later than 24 hours prior to the noted Board meeting date. While the Division of Professional Licensure will attempt to honor all requests, those requests received after June 17th, 2013 may not be provided due to feasibility.