AN ACT REQUIRING NOTICE TO REPRESENTATIVES OF CERTAIN PATIENTS CONCERNING HEALTH CARE DECISIONS.
To protect a patient who is incoherent, elderly or whose primary language is not English by requiring the patient's representative be informed of all decisions regarding the patient's care prior to taking action, except in cases of an emergency and provided the representative has furnished immediate contact information.
Introduced by:Rep. Patricia Billie Miller, 145th Dist.
|New today||2-4 days old||5 days & older|
|1/24/2013||Referred to Joint Committee on Public Health|