Close to 160 opioid-dependent patients receiving buprenorphine and counseling through Maple Leaf Associates outpatient services will now need to make other arrangements to continue their medication and therapy.
“They didn’t have enough staff for what we were billing for, that’s the bottom line,” said one former employee of the treatment center.
The Office of Professional Regulation alleges that five prison health care professionals didn’t do enough in the case of a woman with diabetes and other conditions who refused treatment.
While the state is investigating complaints against the drug treatment facility in Underhill received in December, the closing was a decision between Maple Leaf’s administration and state officials because of staffing issues.
A year after a nurse entered a consent order on a charge of diverting narcotics, he filed pro se to vacate or amend the judgment on the basis that he didn’t do it and his lawyers pressured him into entering into the consent order.
Changes in store for tattooists, naturopaths, pharmacists, barbers, burial services and more.
Vermont NEA says regulatory changes, new teacher evaluation model and broader negotiating power would equip local schools to help close the achievement gap between students from wealthy and poor families.
Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Harry Chen supports the move, but the Vermont Medical Society has voiced some concerns.
One need not be an Ayn Randian libertarian to wonder whether, in a market economy, the market couldn’t do a perfectly good job of regulating barbers and beauticians without the accursed government butting in.
Secretary of State Jim Condos is pleased to announce the relocation of the Office of Professional Regulation (OPR) to 89 Main Street in Montpelier. OPR will be located on the 3rd Floor of the City Center Building in downtown Montpelier, along with the Department of Financial Regulation, and the Green Mountain Care Board
According to Condos, “Making this change will increase efficiency, reduce costs, prevent fraud and protect the environment, without sacrificing public protection.”
Secretary of State Jim Condos states that Vermont ’s Office of Professional Regulation is responsible for supporting the boards and regulatory programs for 45 professions and approximately 55,000 licenses.