§ 29.96. Confidentialitywaived.
To protect children from abuse, the reporting requirements of § § 29.9229.94 (relating to suspected child abusemandated reporting requirements; photographs, medical tests and X-rays of child subject to report; and suspected death as a result of child abusemandated reporting requirement) take precedence over the provisions of confidentiality in § 29.23 (relating to confidentiality) and any other ethical principle or professional standard that might otherwise apply to podiatrists.
The provisions of this § 29.96 issued under the Child Protective Services Law, 23 Pa.C.S. § 6383(b)(2); and section 15 of the Podiatry Practice Act (63 P. S. § 42.15).
The provisions of this § 29.96 adopted November 8, 1996, effective November 9, 1996, 26 Pa.B. 5405.
This section cited in 49 Pa. Code § 29.91 (relating to definitions relating to child abuse reporting requirements).
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