ASHA News: Board of Ethics Decisions The ASHA Board of Ethics has found two speech-language pathologists in violation of the Association's Code of Ethics (2010). Justine Lariviere, Dover, N.H.—By completing paperwork indicating services rendered for 330 minutes when she provided only 131 minutes, the respondent violated the following principles: Principle of Ethics I, Rule O: Individuals ... ASHA News
ASHA News  |   June 01, 2013
ASHA News: Board of Ethics Decisions
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ASHA News   |   June 01, 2013
ASHA News: Board of Ethics Decisions
The ASHA Leader, June 2013, Vol. 18, 61. doi:10.1044/leader.AN3.18062013.61
The ASHA Leader, June 2013, Vol. 18, 61. doi:10.1044/leader.AN3.18062013.61
The ASHA Board of Ethics has found two speech-language pathologists in violation of the Association's Code of Ethics (2010).
Justine Lariviere, Dover, N.H.—By completing paperwork indicating services rendered for 330 minutes when she provided only 131 minutes, the respondent violated the following principles:
Principle of Ethics I, Rule O: Individuals shall not charge for services not rendered, nor shall they misrepresent services rendered, products dispensed, or research and scholarly activities conducted.
Principle III, Rule E: Individuals shall not defraud or engage in any scheme to defraud in connection with obtaining payment, reimbursement, or grants for services rendered, research conducted, or products dispensed.
Principle IV, Rule C: Individuals shall not engage in dishonesty, fraud, deceit, or misrepresentation.
The sanction imposed is revocation of membership and certification for 12 months, effective April 12, 2013.
Susan Kocipak, Tijeras, N.M.—By not submitting appropriate clinical records to her employer and accepting the consequences of such behavior as determined by the New Mexico Practices Board, the respondent violated the following principle:
Principle I, Rule K: Individuals shall adequately maintain and appropriately secure records of professional services rendered, research and scholarly activities conducted, and products dispensed, and they shall allow access to these records only when authorized or when required by law.
The sanction imposed is censure, effective April 12, 2013.
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