Texas Occupations Code - OCC § 164.0015. Remedial Plan

(a) In addition to the authority under Sections 164.001 and 164.002 , the board may issue and establish the terms of a remedial plan to resolve the investigation of a complaint relating to this subtitle.

(b) A remedial plan may not contain a provision that:

(1) revokes, suspends, limits, or restricts a person's license or other authorization to practice medicine;  or

(2) assesses an administrative penalty against a person.

(c) A remedial plan may not be imposed to resolve a complaint:

(1) concerning:

(A) a patient death;

(B) the commission of a felony;  or

(C) a matter in which the physician engaged in inappropriate sexual behavior or contact with a patient or became financially or personally involved with a patient in an inappropriate manner;  or

(2) in which the appropriate resolution may involve a restriction on the manner in which a license holder practices medicine.

(d) The board may not issue a remedial plan to resolve a complaint against a license holder if the license holder has entered into a remedial plan with the board in the preceding five years.

(e) The board may assess a fee against a license holder participating in a remedial plan in an amount necessary to recover the costs of administering this plan.

(f) The board shall adopt rules necessary to implement this section.

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