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A. If delegated by the board, the executive director, with the concurrence of the board's investigative staff, may terminate a complaint if the investigative staff's review indicates the complaint is without merit and that termination is appropriate.
B. The executive director may not terminate a complaint if a court has entered a medical malpractice judgment against a person licensed under this chapter.
C. At each regularly scheduled board meeting, the executive director shall provide to the board a list of each complaint the executive director terminated pursuant to subsection A since the preceding board meeting.
D. A person who is aggrieved by an action taken by the executive director pursuant to subsection A may file a written request that the board review that action. The request must be filed within thirty days after that person is notified of the executive director's action by personal delivery or, if the notification is mailed to that person's last known residence or place of business, within thirty-five days after the date on the notification. At the next regular board meeting, the board shall review the executive director's action. On review, the board shall approve, modify or reject the executive director's action.