W. Va. Code R. § 5-15-12 - Confidentiality

Current through Register Vol. XXXIX, No. 11, March 18, 2022

12.1. All information, interviews, reports, statements, memoranda, or other documents furnished to or produced by the program, all communications to or from the program, and all proceedings, findings, and conclusions of the program, including those relating to intervention, treatment, or rehabilitation, that in any way pertain to or refer to a person participating in a dental recovery network are privileged and confidential.
12.2. All records and proceedings of the program that pertain or refer to a person participating in a dental recovery network shall be privileged and confidential, used by the program and its members only in the exercise of the proper function of the program, not be considered public records, and not be subject to court subpoena, discovery, or introduction as evidence in any civil, criminal, or administrative proceedings, except as provided in subsection 10.1 of this rule.
12.3. The program may only disclose the information relative to an impaired licensee if:
12.3.1. it is essential to disclose the information to persons or organizations needing the information in order to address the intervention, treatment, or rehabilitation needs of the impaired licensee;
12.3.2. the release is authorized in writing by the impaired licensee; or
12.3.3. the program is required to make a report to the board pursuant to subsection 10.1 of this rule.


W. Va. Code R. § 5-15-12

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