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§ 131E‑97.2. Confidentiality of credentialing information.

Information acquired by a public hospital, as defined in G.S. 159‑39,a hospital that has been sold or conveyed pursuant to G.S. 131E‑8, aState‑owned or State‑operated hospital, or by persons acting for oron behalf of a hospital, in connection with the credentialing and peer reviewof persons having or applying for privileges to practice in the hospital isconfidential and is not a public record under Chapter 132 of the GeneralStatutes; provided that information otherwise available to the public shall notbecome confidential merely because it was acquired by the hospital or bypersons acting for or on behalf of the hospital. (1993 (Reg. Sess., 1994), c. 570, s. 10; 1995, c. 509,s. 135.2(r).)