24.174.1603 PROTOCOL FOR SELF-REPORTING TO A BOARD-ESTABLISHED MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
(1) If a licensee chooses to self-report to the board-established medical assistance program, and the medical assistance program has determined that the licensee needs assistance or supervision, the licensee shall be required to:
(a) enter into a contractual agreement with the medical assistance program for the specified length of time determined by the medical assistance program; and
(b) abide by all the requirements set forth by the medical assistance program.
(2) Self-reporting by a licensee may still result in disciplinary action by the board if:
(a) the medical assistance program determines that the self-reporting licensee poses a danger to themselves or to the public;
(b) the licensee is noncompliant with a contractual agreement with the medical assistance program;
(c) the licensee has not completed evaluation, treatment, or aftercare monitoring as recommended by the medical assistance program; or
(d) the screening panel otherwise determines that disciplinary action is warranted.
(3) The medical assistance program shall notify the board, disclose the identity of the licensee involved, and provide all facts and documentation to the board whenever:
(a) the licensee:
(i) has committed an act described in ARM 24.174.2301;
(ii) is noncompliant with a recommendation of the medical assistance program for evaluation, treatment, or aftercare monitoring contract; or
(iii) is the subject of credible allegations that the licensee has put a patient or the public at risk or harm; or
(b) the screening panel otherwise determines disciplinary action is warranted.
History: 37-7-201, MCA; IMP, 37-7-201, MCA; NEW, 2012 MAR p. 896, Eff. 4/27/12.