.03 Confidentiality of Proceedings.

A. Except as otherwise provided by law, the proceedings of the Board are confidential. The parties may not waive the confidentiality provided by this regulation.

B. The Office of Administrative Hearings’ proceedings involving the adjudication of a Board-contested case and the administrative law judge’s recommended decision are confidential. The respondent may not waive the confidentiality of the proceedings or of the patients whose medical records or care are reflected in the record of the proceedings.

C. To the extent possible, even after a final order is entered into by the Board, the parties shall refrain from revealing legal documents, oral statements, or information that would reveal the identity of any patients referred to in the Board’s order.