Compilation of Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia
Department 360 - RULES OF GEORGIA COMPOSITE MEDICAL BOARD.
Chapter 360-28 - PHYSICIAN PROFILES
Rule 360-28-.09 - Dissemination of Profiles

Universal Citation: GA Rules and Regs r 360-28-.09

RULE 360-28-.09. Dissemination of Profiles

(1) Profiles shall be disseminated to the public via the Internet at www.medicalboard.ga.gov or by mail.

(2) Requests for profiles may be made by telephone, in writing or by electronic mail.

(3) A request for profile information received after 5:00 p.m. on a business day will be deemed received on the next business day.

(4) The identity of the person or entity requesting a physician's profile and the request shall be confidential.

(5) A physician may make his or her current, unaltered board-approved profile available to the physician's patients.

(6) A physician who knowingly disperses a profile that does not disclose recent disciplinary actions, criminal convictions, revocations or restriction of hospital privileges, settlements, medical malpractice judgments or arbitration awards pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 43-34A- 3(c)(11) through (17) shall have violated O.C.G.A. §43-34-37 and be subject to disciplinary action.

O.C.G.A. Secs. 43-34-24, 43-34-37, 43-34A-3, 43-34A-4, 43-34A-8.

(Original Rule entitled "Dissemination of Profiles" adopted. F. Jan. 2, 2003; eff. Jan. 22, 2003. Amended: F. June 23, 2008; eff. July 13, 2008.)
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