(a) Investigative information in the possession of a physician assistant board employee
or agent that relates to the discipline of a license holder may be disclosed to:
(1) a licensing authority in another state or country in which the license holder
is licensed or has applied for a license; or
(2) a peer review committee reviewing:
(A) an application for privileges; or
(B) the qualifications of the license holder with respect to retaining privileges.
(b) If investigative information in the possession of the physician assistant board
or a board employee or agent indicates that a crime may have been committed, the board
shall report the information to the proper law enforcement agency. The board shall cooperate with and assist each law enforcement agency conducting
a criminal investigation of a license holder by providing information relevant to
the investigation. Confidential information disclosed by the board to a law enforcement agency under
this subsection remains confidential and may not be disclosed by the law enforcement
agency except as necessary to further the investigation.
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