By the Division of Professional Licensure

October 16, 2013 
Room 1C


Housekeeping and Evacuation Procedures ( staff)

Review of  September 18, 2013 Minutes 

Election of Board Officers:  

Board Counsel Report:  [Rachael Phinney, Esq.]

  • DOI Health Care Cost Containment
  • CE Evaluattion Policy

Associate Executive Director Report:  [Michael Hawley, Esq.]

  • 2013 Annual Report


  • Proposed Changes to the Regulations [Dr. Zahka]

New Business:

  • Cope Reviewer: Dr. Kristin Brennan

Old Business:

  • 2012 Audit Report [Dr. Price]


  1. Biotissue re:  Confirmation of CPT Code 65778 to be within Scope of Service (dated 9/20/13)
  2. FYI: Inspection refusal in Norwood [Alan Van Tassel] dated 9/18/13]

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

  1. OP-13-008[RK] (Tabled 8/21/13)
  2. OP-14-002[CL]

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 October 14th , 2013 may not be provided due to feasibility.