Chapter 4731-30 State Medical Board Metrics

4731-30-01 Definitions.

(A) "Board" means the state medical board of Ohio.

(B) "Case" means a matter that has been assigned to investigation, enforcement, or the hearing unit of the board relating to a potential violation of Chapter 4730., 4731., 4760., 4762., 4774., or 4778. of the Revised Code.

(C) "Hearing" means a hearing held pursuant to Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, which involves the adjudication of a certificate to practice or an application for a certificate to practice issued under Chapter 4730., 4731., 4760., 4762., or 4774. of the Revised Code, or the adjudication of a license or an application for a license issued under Chapter 4778. of the Revised Code.

(D) "Hearing unit" means the subunit of the board staff which administers and conducts hearings on behalf of the board.

(E) "Enforcement section" means the subunit of the board staff that coordinates, develops and /or evaluates a case regarding possible disciplinary action.

(F) "Investigation section" means the subunit of the board staff which conducts the initial and follow-up investigation of a case.

(G) "License" means a certificate to practice issued under Chapter 4730., 4731., 4760., 4762., or 4774. of the Revised Code, or a license issued under Chapter 4778. of the Revised Code.

(H) "License application" means an application for a certificate to practice issued under Chapter 4730., 4731., 4760., 4762., or 4774. of the Revised Code, or an application for a license issued under Chapter 4778. of the Revised Code.

Effective: 09/06/2014
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4731.05
Rule Amplifies: 4731.05

4731-30-02 Board metrics.

As set forth in this rule, the board shall prepare and publish metrics of the board's operations for each fiscal year.

(A) Licensure and renewal metrics:

(1) The total number of licenses issued by the board broken down by license type.

(2) The median number of days to issue a license for all license applications.

(3) The number of applications falling one standard deviation above and below the median.

(4) The number of renewals processed and the percentage of on-line renewals by license type.

(5) The number of late renewals processed.

(B) Investigation metrics:

(1) The total number of reports of investigation completed.

(2) The total number of subpoenas issued by the investigation section.

(3) The median number of calendar days from the referral of a case to the assigned investigator until the date that the initial report of investigation is submitted.

(4) The median number of calendar days for all cases referred back to the investigation section for follow-up from the date that each case was referred back to the assigned investigator until the date that the subsequent report of investigation is submitted.

(C) Enforcement metrics:

(1) The total number of cases assigned to the enforcement section.

(2) The total number of cases completed by the enforcement section.

(3) The total number of subpoenas issued by the enforcement section.

(4) The total number of depositions conducted by the enforcement section.

(5) The total number of interrogatories generated by the enforcement section.

(6) The median number of calendar days for all cases referred to the enforcement section from the date that each case was referred to the enforcement section until the date that the case was completed, broken down by the priority code classification.

(D) Outreach metrics:

(1) The total number of presentations provided by board staff, broken down by topic.

(E) Public records request metrics:

(1) The total number of public records requests processed by board staff.

(2) The median number of calendar days for public records requests from the date that each public records request was received by the board until the date that the public records request was addressed by way of correspondence and/or the provision of documents relevant to the public records request.

(F) Complaint metrics:

(1) The total number of complaints received by the board.

(2) The total number of complaints closed.

(3) The median number of calendar days from the date that each complaint was received by the board until the date that the complaint was closed.

(G) Fiscal metrics:

(1) Fiscal year expenditures by major activities.

(2) Fiscal year revenue by major activity and license type.

(3) The board's reimbursements by fiscal year.

(H) Hearing metrics:

(1) The median number of calendar days for all cases assigned to the board hearing unit from the date that a written request for hearing is received by the board until a hearing begins.

(2) The median number of calendar days for all cases assigned to the board hearing unit from the date that the hearing has been concluded until a written report and recommendation has been issued from the board hearing unit.

(3) The median number of calendar days for all cases from the date that the written report and recommendation has been issued until the board issues an order disposing of the case.

Effective: 09/06/2014
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 4731.05
Rule Amplifies: 4731.05