(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:
(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
(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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