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49 Pa. Code § 5.95. Confidentiality—waived.

§ 5.95. Confidentiality—waived.

 To protect children from abuse, the reporting requirements of § §  5.91—5.94 take precedence over the provisions of any client confidentiality, ethical principle or professional standard that might otherwise apply. In accordance with 23 Pa.C.S. §  6311.1 (relating to privileged communications), privileged communications between a mandated reporter and a patient does not apply to a situation involving child abuse and does not relieve the mandated reporter of the duty to make a report of suspected child abuse.


   The provisions of this §  5.95 amended under section 302(3) of the Chiropractic Practice Act (63 P.S. §  625.302(3)); and 23 Pa.C.S. §  6383(b)(2).


   The provisions of this §  5.95 amended November 3, 2023, effective November 4, 2023, 53 Pa.B. 6830. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (354042).

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