According to the TMB he was found to have “prescribed medication to patients without support for the prescriptions; failed to maintain adequate medical records; and knowingly prescribed to an individual who was diverting medication to another person.”
On Aug. 30, the TMB and Nichols entered into an agreed order publicly reprimanding Nichols and requiring the doctor to surrender his DEA and DPS controlled substance certificates.
He must also pass the special purpose examination within one year and three attempts and have another physician monitor his practice for 12 monitoring cycles.
He was also ordered to pay an administrative penalty of $5,000 within 90 days.
To read the complete story, see the Sept. 18 edition of The Graham Leader.