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Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Secretary of Health

South Dakota Board of Examiners in Optometry

Board Meeting Minutes

 


 

August 1, 2014

Tieszen Law Office Conference Room

Pierre, South Dakota
9:00 AM

1. Attendance

 

Meeting called to order at 9:01 a.m. Board members present were Dr. Kolis-Young, Dr. Dockter, Dr. Hart, and Nancy Van Camp; Dr. Hartford also present, attending telephonically.  Also present were Naomi Cromwell, Tieszen Law Office; Ann Meyer, Attorney General’s Office; and Deni Amundson, Board Executive Secretary.

 

2. Approval of Agenda

 

Dr. Dockter moved to approve the agenda as presented, seconded by Nancy Van Camp. Motion passed.

 

3. Approve minutes from April 4, 2014

 

Dr. Hart moved to approve the minutes from April 4, 2014, as corrected, seconded by Nancy Van Camp. Motion passed.

 

4.  Approve treasurer’s report

 

Nancy Van Camp moved to approve the treasurer’s report, seconded by Dr. Hart. Motion passed.

 

 

5.  Board review and approve CE courses

 

Board reviewed and approved continuing education courses by individual signature vote.

 

6. Old Business

a.

Board Certification- Will continue to closely monitor. Tabled until next meeting

b.
CPT  Code 65778- Dr. Dockter moved to proceed with rulemaking to add “CPT Code 65778” to approved procedural code list, seconded by Dr. Hart. Motion passed.
c.

Possible Legislation- Dr. Hart moved to proceed, to enact by rule a complaint investigation process; seconded by Nancy Van Camp. Motion passed.

 

Dr. Hartford moved to proceed to increase our fees as follows: $275 license renewal fee, $150 corporation registration fee, $100 corporation renewal fee, and $200 application fee, seconded by Dr. Hart. Motion passed.

 

Dr. Hartford left meeting at 11:10 a.m.

d.

E-Visits- Information was requested from optometrist making initial inquiry, optometrist did not respond to request. No action taken.

e.

Injections- Will continue to closely monitor. Tabled until next meeting.

 

7. New Business

a.

Licensing- One license was approved by signature vote.

b.

Board Member Terms- Discussion was had regarding Dr. Kollis-Young’s term on the board expiring in June 2015. Dr. Hart moved to send four names to the Department of Health as recommendations for her replacement, seconded by Dr. Dockter. Motion passed.

c.

OE Tracker- Discussion was had regarding our current continuing education process and the function of the OE Tracker program. No action taken.

 

8. Time and Place of Next Meeting

 

Friday, April 17, 2015

9:00 a.m. (CST)

Tieszen Law Office Conference Room

Pierre, SD 

 

9.  Adjournment

 

Nancy Van Camp moved for adjournment, seconded by Dr. Hart. Motion passed. Meeting was adjourned at 11:32 a.m.