Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-13-.06 - Confidentiality

Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022

All information, interviews, reports, statements, memorandum, or other documents furnished to or produced by the Alabama Physician Wellness Committee and any findings, conclusions, interventions, treatment or rehabilitation, or other proceedings of such committee are declared to be privileged and confidential. All records and proceedings of such committee shall be confidential and shall be used by such committee and the members thereof only in the exercise of the proper function of the committee and shall not be public records nor available for court subpoena or for discovery proceedings. The Committee may disclose information relative to an impaired physician only (1) when it is essential to disclose such information to further the intervention, treatment, counseling or rehabilitation needs of the individual physician concerned and then only to such persons or organizations with a need to know, or (2) when its release is authorized in writing by the physician, or (3) when the Committee is required to make a report to the Board under rules 540-X-13-.04(g), 540-X-13-.05(3), and 540-X-13-.05(4).

Notes

Ala. Admin. Code r. 540-X-13-.06
Filed December 22, 1988. Amended by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXV, Issue No. 07, April 28, 2017, eff. 6/2/2017.

Author: Alabama Board of Medical Examiners

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยงยง 34-24-400 through 406.

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