PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE
EMERGENCY MEDICAL AND TRAUMA SERVICES
153-A:13 Revocation of License.
I. The commissioner may deny an application for issuance or renewal of a license, or issue a letter of concern, suspend, or revoke a license, when the commissioner finds that the applicant is guilty of any of the following acts or offenses:
(a) Negligence or incompetency in performing authorized services.
(b) Rendering treatment not authorized under this chapter.
(c) Fraud in procuring a license.
(d) Knowingly making misleading, deceptive, untrue, or fraudulent representations or engaging in unethical conduct including, but not limited to, conduct likely to deceive, defraud, or harm the public or demonstrating a willful or careless disregard for the health or safety of a client/patient or practice harmful or detrimental to the public. Proof of actual injury need not be established.
(e) The illegal use of drugs.
(f) Fraud in representations as to skills or ability.
(g) Willful or repeated violations of this chapter or of rules adopted pursuant to this chapter.
(h) Violating a statute of this state, another state, or the United States, without regard to its designation as either a felony or misdemeanor, which relates to the practice of an emergency medical care provider. A certified copy of the record of conviction or plea of guilty is prima facie evidence of a violation.
(i) Having a license or registration to practice as an emergency medical care provider revoked or suspended, or having other disciplinary action taken by a licensing or registering authority of another state, territory, country, or the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. A certified copy of the record or order of suspension, revocation, or disciplinary action is prima facie evidence of such action.
(j) Negligent, unsafe, or illegal operation of an emergency medical service vehicle, or negligent or unsafe use or maintenance of the safety systems of an emergency medical service vehicle.
(k) Unauthorized disclosure of information regarding an individual who has received care or the services rendered to an individual.
(l) Delivering emergency medical care while drug or alcohol impaired.
II. A determination of mental incompetence by a court of competent jurisdiction automatically suspends a license for the duration of the license, unless the commissioner orders otherwise.
III. A denial, suspension, or revocation under this section shall be in accordance with RSA 541-A.
Source. 1999, 345:6, eff. July 1, 1999. 2016, 149:3, eff. Jan. 1, 2017. 2021, 205:2, Pt. VII, Sec. 1, eff. Oct. 9, 2021.