A license holder must report another license holder in some circumstances.
(1) The reporting license holder must submit a report when he or she has actual knowledge of:
(a) Any conviction, determination, or finding that another license holder has committed an act that constitutes unprofessional conduct; or
(b) That another license holder may not be able to practice his or her profession with reasonable skill and safety due to a mental or physical condition.
(2) The license holder does not have to report when he or she is:
(a) A member of a professional review organization as provided in WAC 246-16-255;
(b) Providing health care to the other license holder and the other license holder does not pose a clear and present danger to patients or clients; or
(c) Part of a federally funded substance abuse program or approved impaired practitioner or voluntary substance abuse program and the other license holder is participating in treatment and does not pose a clear and present danger to patients or clients.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.130.070 and 18.130.060. WSR 08-08-066, § 246-16-235, filed 3/31/08, effective 5/1/08.]