Sec. 16169. (1) If an individual employed by or under contract to the department has reasonable
cause to believe that a health professional may be impaired, the individual shall
transmit the information to the committee either orally or in writing. Upon receipt of the information, the committee shall request the program consultant
described in section 16168 1 to determine whether or not the health professional may be impaired.
(2) If, based on the information received by the department under section 16168(2),
the department determines that the health professional involved may be a threat to
the public health, safety, or welfare and has violated this article, article 7, 2 or article 8 3 or the rules promulgated under this article, article 7, or article 8, the department may proceed under sections 16211 and 16231. 4
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