§11-113-22 - Opportunity for review of revocation or suspension of the medical review officer license.

§11-113-22 Opportunity for review of revocation or suspension of the medical review officer license.

         (a) When the director seeks to suspend or revoke the license of a medical review officer, the director shall immediately serve the medical review officer with written notice of the suspension or proposed revocation by personal service,or by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested. The notice shall state the following:

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         (1) The reasons for the suspension or proposed revocation;

         (2) The terms of the suspension or proposed revocation; and

         (3) The period of suspension or proposed revocation.

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         (b) The written notice shall state that the medical review officer will be afforded an opportunity for a hearing of the suspension or proposed revocation if the officer so requests in writing within thirty days of the date of mailing or service of the notice. The review shall be conducted by a hearing officer designated by the director and shall be based on the requirements of chapter 91, HRS.

         (c) A suspension shall be effective immediately. A proposed revocation shall be effective thirty days after written notice is given, or if review is requested, upon the hearing officer's decision to uphold the suspension or proposed revocation. If the hearing officer decides not to uphold the suspension or proposed revocation, the suspension shall terminate immediately and any proposed revocation shall not take effect.

        [Eff 1/23/92; am and comp QCT 19 2007 ] (Auth: HRS §§329B-4, 329B-5,329B-8) (Imp: HRS §329B-5)

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