2014 West Virginia Code
CHAPTER 16. PUBLIC HEALTH
ARTICLE 39. PATIENT SAFETY ACT.
§16-39-5. Confidentiality of complaints to government agencies.

WV Code § 16-39-5 (2014) What's This?

The identity of a health care worker who complains in good faith to a government agency or department about the quality of care, services or conditions of a health care entity or any waste or wrongdoing by the health care entity shall remain confidential and may not be disclosed by any person except upon the knowing written consent of the health care worker and except in the case in which there is imminent danger to health or public safety or an imminent violation of criminal law.

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