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Employment & Licensing: Health Professionals

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Michigan Statutes & Regulations

Note: If the position involves long term care (e.g. nursing homes, adult foster care), see also the section on Long-Term Care.

MCL 333.16221(b)(viii)

Sets out convictions that are grounds for denying, suspending, or revoking a license.

Mich. Admin. Code R. 338.1609(2)-(3)

Procedures for summary suspension of license upon conviction of certain crimes.

Mich. Admin. Code R. 338.1635(6)

If license revoked for controlled substance conviction, cannot reconsider for 5 years.

Mich. Admin. Code R. 338.3145

Individuals currently under sentence for a controlled substance conviction cannot work as pharmacists or in related jobs.

Federal Statutes

10 U.S.C. ยง1320a-7

Contains mandatory and permissive exclusions from federal health care programs (e.g. Medicare, Medicaid).

Other Resources

Representing Licensed Health Care Professionals Accused of Alcohol- or Drug-Related Crimes

An article about representing health care professionals in these cases and the possible collateral consequences of drug and alcohol convictions on professional licensing.
Other pages in this section: Legal Overviews - Materials for Employers - Policy Reports & Recommendations - Occupational Licensing - Disparate Impact Claims Under Title VII - Sex Offender Restrictions - Parole and Probation Restrictions

Restrictions for Specific Jobs: Accounting - Banking - Childcare - Education - Firefighters - Gaming - Government Employment and Government Contracting - Health Professionals - Insurance - Labor and Employee Benefits - Long-Term Care - Military Service - Security Guard and Private Security - Transportation

Section overview: Employment & Licensing

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