Oregon Statutes - Chapter 678 - Nurses; Nursing Home Administrators - Section 678.725 - Reporting unlawful or unsatisfactory nursing home conditions; confidentiality of information; limitation of liability.

(1) Any health care facility licensed under ORS 441.015, any licensee licensed by the Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators of the State of Oregon, any physician licensed by the Oregon Medical Board, any licensed professional nurse and any licensed pharmacist shall, and any other person may, report to the board suspected violations of ORS 678.710 to 678.840 and insanitary or other unsatisfactory conditions in a nursing home.

(2) Information acquired by the board pursuant to subsection (1) of this section is confidential and shall not be subject to public disclosure.

(3) Any person who reports or provides information to the board under subsection (1) of this section and who provides information in good faith shall not be subject to an action for civil damages as a result thereof. [1985 c.47 §7; 1995 c.643 §2]


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