Doctor’s license revokedFARGO, N.D. - The North Dakota Medical Board of Examiners has revoked the license of Rodney Lee, a Fargo doctor whose license was suspended by the board earlier this year.
By: Dave Olson, The Forum, Worthington Daily Globe
FARGO, N.D. - The North Dakota Medical Board of Examiners has revoked the license of Rodney Lee, a Fargo doctor whose license was suspended by the board earlier this year.
Last week, an administrative law judge recommended the board revoke Lee’s license based on evidence he violated state law by pre-signing prescriptions used by physician assistants.
Evidence also showed Lee improperly billed the North Dakota Medicaid program and failed to properly supervise midlevel providers who worked for him in five clinics Lee owned, according to information released by the medical board.
A message left on Lee’s cell phone Thursday was not returned.
Prior to the board taking the revocation action via a teleconference, Lee’s attorney, John Goff, sent a letter to the administrative law judge handling the case.
The letter said Lee did not contest revocation of his license, nor did he challenge most of the allegations made by an investigative panel.
During the teleconference, Goff told the board Lee accepted responsibility for his actions, but never intended to harm anyone, according to a statement released by the medical board.
In addition to revoking Lee’s license, the board ordered Lee to pay the costs of prosecution.
Lee owned and ran RapidCare clinics in Fargo, Moorhead, Grand Forks, N.D., and Detroit Lakes, Minn.
Earlier this summer he sold the clinics that specialize in quick, urgent care.