As the physician's advocate, the PHP provides periodic progress reports on the participant's behalf to designated parties. No information is disclosed without the participant's written permission.
Advocacy for Re-Entry: The PHP advocates for participants before the State Board of Medicine or the State Board of Osteopathic Medicine and testifies on the participant's recovery status. The PHP also serves as an advocate for the participant with malpractice insurance companies, hospital credential committees, hospital boards of trustees, the courts, and managed care organizations.
Employment Assistance: The PHP documents treatment and recovery for employers, potential employers, partners, hospitals, managed care organizations, and others.