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Your doctor’s on probation: Should you be told?
Sacramento Bee

Your doctor overprescribed narcotics. Your doctor was arrested on a hit-and-run DUI. Your doctor is accused of fondling patients. Your doctor’s negligent treatment resulted in a patient’s death.

In each of those California cases, the doctor is now on probation, ordered by the Medical Board of California.

Should you be told when booking your next appointment? That’s what Consumers Union wants to happen.