Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Taken Against 73 Licensed, Commissioned Professionals, Organizations

Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Taken Against 73 Licensed, Commissioned Professionals, Organizations  

 

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 6, 2011 — /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Department of State took disciplinary actions against 73 licensed or commissioned professionals and organizations during September, Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele announced today.

A comprehensive list of sanctions imposed by the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs is available online at www.dos.state.pa.us ; click on “Licensing” and then “Disciplinary Actions” from the left-hand side of the page.

Each entry includes the name of the respondent, address, sanction imposed, a brief description of the basis for the disciplinary or corrective measure and the effective date.

Anyone who suspects unlicensed activity by an individual or facility, or who has been a victim of unethical treatment, can file a complaint either online or through the bureau’s hotline at 1-800-822-2113.

The bureau’s 29 boards and commissions license and oversee more than 900,000 active professionals and businesses, including a range of occupations in health and business-related fields.

Violations of the law or state regulations may result in disciplinary actions of civil penalties and the suspension or revocation of a license.

Media contacts: Nick Winkler, 717-783-1621

SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of State

Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/2011/10/06/3965362/department-of-state-announces.html#ixzz1a2EbWIAe

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