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Responding to Letters of Concern (LOC) from the Board

LOC’s are non-public, non disciplinary letters that are issued on primarily two occasions:

When the Board closes a complaint, even though the standard of medical care may have been met, the patients expectations may not have been adequately met, raising a concern for the Board. In such cases, the Board will issue an LOC and request that the licensee review the case and develop a corrective action plan.

After reviewing the malpractice suit history on a licensee, the Board may have concerns about the outcome on a particular case, and issue an LOC. Examples of good responses to LOC’s have been provided.

Service Contact: 
Department of Health Board of Medicine
Contact Phone: 
(877) 672-2174
Contact Fax: 
(202) 727-8471
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Contact Suite #: 
First Floor
Office Hours: 
Monday through Friday 8:15 am – 4:45 pm
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Health, Department of

GIS Address: 
899 North Capitol Street, NE