TITLE 42
State Affairs and Government

CHAPTER 42-9.1
Office Of Health Care Advocate

SECTION 42-9.1-6


§ 42-9.1-6 Immunity.

In the absence of malice or bad faith, any health care provider or entity licensed by the state of Rhode Island, or an authorized agent of such health care provider or entity, who upon request by the attorney general provides information that is not identifiable to a specific person to the attorney general in accordance with this chapter shall be immune from prosecution for the release of such information that is not identifiable to a specific person to the attorney general and shall not be liable in any way for damages to any individual for the release of such information to the attorney general. Nothing herein is intended to abrogate or modify in any way any common law or statutory privilege or immunity heretofore enjoyed by such health care provider or entity or its agents.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1999, ch. 162, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 369, § 1.)