State medical boards should:
1. . . . develop mechanisms to identify physicians who may be engaging in questionable health care practices.
2. . . . develop criteria for evaluating any health care practice which has been called into question.
3. . . . utilize reliable information resources in their evaluation of questionable health care practices.
4. [encourage] ancillary staff, including board investigators . . .[to] utilize methods . . .[that] effectively investigate questionable health care practices.
5. . . . work in conjunction with state prosecutors in the initiation, development and dispositition of cases involving questionable health care practices.
6. . . . carefully evaluate all avenues of potential prosecution and coordinate such with appropriate federal, state and local agencies.
7. . . . review their Medical Practice Acts and pursue legislative support for revisions to strengthen the medical board's ability to regulate physicians engaging in questionable health care practices.
8. . . . notify The Federation of State Medical Boards of any state legislative initiatives identified that could diminish state medical boards ability to regulate questionable health care practices.
9. The Federation of State Medical Boards should monitor federal and state legislative activities regarding health freedom issues and develop strategies to assure that the authority of state medical boards is maintained.
10. . . . with the assistance of The Federation of State Medical Boards . . . develop educational opportunities for licensees regarding the prevalence, risks and efficacy of questionable health care practices.
11. . . . [The Federation]. . .should collaborate with other agencies and organizations in efforts to identify and eliminate questionable health care practices that are adverse to the public health, safety and welfare.