MCL - Section 333.16170

Act 368 of 1978

333.16170 Acceptance into health professional recovery program; requirements; participation; false representation of completion; violation as felony.

Sec. 16170.

    (1) If the program consultant described in section 16168 determines under section 16169(1) that a health professional may be impaired, the committee may accept the health professional into the health professional recovery program if both of the following requirements are met:
    (a) The health professional acknowledges his or her impairment.
    (b) The health professional voluntarily does all of the following:
    (i) Withdraws from or limits the scope of his or her practice, as determined necessary by the committee. To comply with this subparagraph, a health professional may request the limitation of his or her license under section 16182.
    (ii) Agrees to participate in a treatment plan that meets the criteria developed under section 16167.
    (2) If a health professional does not satisfactorily participate in the treatment plan described in subsection (1)(b)(ii), as determined by the committee, the committee shall report that fact to the department.
    (3) A health professional participating in or who has participated in a treatment plan under the health professional recovery program or an individual treating the health professional under the treatment plan shall not falsely represent, either individually or together, that the health professional has successfully completed the treatment plan. An individual who intentionally violates this subsection is guilty of a felony.

History: Add. 1993, Act 80, Eff. Apr. 1, 1994
Popular Name: Act 368