Kentucky Reporting Statute

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KENTUCKY

REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

§311.606 Medical association, hospital, or its medical staff to report actions taken against licensed physicians; violations to be reported by physicians; reports by court clerks.

(1) In order to assist the board in the enforcement of KRS 311.595(20) and (21), any professional medical association or society operating in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, or any hospital or medical staff of said hospital located in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, shall report all actions taken against a licensed physician as described in KRS 311.595 (20) and (21) [*see statute below] to the board within thirty (30) days of the final adjudication of said action together with all pertinent documents to include but not limited to transcripts, pleadings and certified copy of the final order.

(2) In order to assist the board in the enforcement of the provisions of KRS Chapter 311, any licensed physician who observes another licensed physician violating a provision of KRS Chapter 311 shall submit a written report to the board, or to the board and the concerned medical association or society, or to the board and the concerned hospital or medical staff of the hospital within ten (10) days of observing such a violation or obtaining other direct knowledge of such a violation; the report shall contain the name of the licensed physician believed to be in violation of a provision of KRS Chapter 311, a detailed account of the concerned actions, a list of all other witnesses to said actions, and the name of the physician submitting the report.

(3) All clerks of the Circuit and District Courts in the Commonwealth of Kentucky shall report to the secretary of the board all criminal convictions of licensees that may occur in their respective courts. The report shall contain the name of the licensee, the sentence imposed against the licensee, and whether the sentence imposed upon the licensee has been appealed.

* KRS §311.595 Denial, probation, suspension, or revocation of licenses and permits.

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(20) Been removed, suspended, expelled, or disciplined by any professional medical association or society when the action was based upon what the association or society found to be unprofessional conduct, professional incompetence, malpractice, or a violation of any provision of KRS Chapter 311. This subsection shall not require relitigation of the disciplinary action;

(21) Been disciplined by a licensed hospital or medical staff of the hospital, including removal, suspension, limitation of hospital privileges, failing to renew privileges for cause, resignation of privileges under pressure or investigation, or other disciplinary action if the action was based upon what the hospital or medical staff found to be unprofessional conduct, professional incompetence, malpractice, or a violation of any provisions of KRS Chapter 311. This subsection shall not require relitigation of the disciplinary action;

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