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§ 131E‑108.  Peerreview.

It is not a violation of G.S. 131E‑117(5) for medical records tobe disclosed to a private peer review committee if:

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

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

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

b.         Resolve written complaints in a responsible and professionalmanner; and

c.         Develop a basic core of knowledge and standards useful inestablishing a means of measuring quality of care; and

(3)        The peer review committee keeps such records confidential. (1979, c. 707; 1983, c. 775, s. 1; 1997‑456, s.27.)