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§ 19-342. Hospital patient's bill of rights

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth--General

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health--General
Title 19. Health Care Facilities (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Hospitals and Related Institutions (Refs & Annos)
Part VI. Rights of Individuals
MD Code, Health - General, § 19-342
§ 19-342. Hospital patient's bill of rights
Copy available to patients
(a) Each administrator of a hospital is responsible for making available to each patient in the hospital a copy of the patient's bill of rights that the hospital adopts under the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals' guidelines.
Bill of rights statement
(b) The patient's bill of rights shall include a statement that a patient has a right to expect and receive appropriate assessment, management, and treatment of pain as an integral component of the patient's care.

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Added by Acts 1982, c. 21, § 2, eff. July 1, 1982. Amended by Acts 2002, c. 368, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2002.
Formerly Art. 43, § 565F.
MD Code, Health - General, § 19-342, MD HEALTH GEN § 19-342
Current through legislation effective July 1, 2018, from the 2018 Regular Session of the General Assembly
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