Doctors who spread COVID-19 misinformation can now face disciplinary action, including suspension or having their medical license revoked in extreme cases.Doctors who spread false information about COVID-19 can now face disciplinary action, including suspension or the forfeiture of their medical license in extreme cases.In late September, the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners adopted a new policy based on language from the Federation of State Medical Boards.The new policy says that physicians who create or spread COVID-19 vaccine misinformation or disinformation could be formally disciplined.The board, which consists of 12 members appointed by the governor, is responsible for disciplining physicians who violate practice standards.Anyone can file a complaint against a physician if they believe their behavior is unacceptable by calling the Tennessee department of health at 800-852-2187.This story was originally published by Caroline Sutton on Scripps station WTVF in Nasvhille. …Read More

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