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32-3223 - Health profession regulatory boards; nondisciplinary confidential monitoring programs
32-3223. Health profession regulatory boards; nondisciplinary confidential monitoring programs
A. Each health profession regulatory board may establish a nondisciplinary confidential program, including enrollment criteria for participation in the program, for the monitoring of a licensee or certificate holder who has been reported to or who voluntarily reports to the licensee's or certificate holder's regulatory board and who may be chemically dependent or have a substance misuse history or who may have a medical, psychiatric, psychological or behavioral health disorder that may impact the licensee's or certificate holder's ability to safely practice or perform health care tasks.
B. A program established pursuant to subsection A of this section may include education, intervention, therapeutic treatment and posttreatment monitoring and support. The licensee or certificate holder is responsible for the costs associated with any treatment, rehabilitation or monitoring under a program established pursuant to subsection A of this section. The health profession regulatory board and the licensee or certificate holder may agree to enter into a nondisciplinary confidential stipulated agreement for participation in a program established pursuant to subsection A of this section.
C. The board may take further action if the licensee or certificate holder refuses to enter into a nondisciplinary confidential stipulated agreement with the board or fails to comply with the agreement's terms. The confidentiality requirements of this section do not apply if the licensee or certificate holder does not comply with the stipulated agreement.