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Who Must Report to the Board? (Mandatory Reporters)

The following individuals, institutions and organizations are required by law to make reports to the Board: 
Board licensees and licensees of all health professional boards
Health care facilities (hospitals, clinics, nursing homes)
The Oregon Medical Association
The Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon
The Oregon Podiatric Medical Association
The Oregon Society of Physician Assistants
The Oregon Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Reporting requirements are in statute and in rule. In most cases, the law requires these reports to be made within 10 business days of the event or learning about the conduct. Items that must be reported to the Board include the following:

  • Criminal convictions or felony arrests
  • Adverse or official actions taken by other state licensing boards, health care institutions, or other agencies
  • Voluntary withdrawal, resignation, or limitation of practice
  • Possible medical incompetence, unprofessional or dishonorable conduct, or physical incapacity

Mandatory Reporting Laws

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