AMA Physician Health Programs Act Model Bill

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

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Position Statement

The purpose of this Act is to enhance the protection of the public by providing for a successful means of confidential and professional support of physicians and other health care professionals who have a potentially impairing substance use disorder, mental health condition, or other medical disease that may adversely affect the physician’s or other health care professional’s ability to safely
and effectively treat patients.