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When Do Physicians and Other Health Care Team Members Need a Child Abuse Clearance?

The Department of Human Services (DHS) recently clarified for the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) its interpretation as to when a child abuse clearance is required for physicians and other members of the health care team. The scope of the requirement’s application, as interpreted by DHS, is narrower than previously reported.

As interpreted by DHS, “a physician or other person employed by a medical practice or a hospital to deliver medical care or to provide administrative services related to the delivery of medical care would not need a child abuse clearance.”  

 

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