North Carolina General Statutes § 131D-21.1 Peer review

It is not a violation of G.S. 131D-21(6) for medical records to be disclosed to a private peer review committee if:

(1)        The peer review committee has been approved by the Department;

(2)        The purposes of the peer review committee are to:

a.         Survey facilities to verify a high level of quality care through evaluation and peer assistance;

b.         Resolve written complaints in a responsible and professional manner; and

c.         Develop a basic knowledge of care and standards useful in  establishing a means of measuring quality of care; and

(3)        The peer review committee keeps such records confidential. (1983, c. 816, s. 1.)

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