2001-2002 Regular Session - HB 988
Hospitals; patient transfer without consent; prohibition
First Reader Summary
A BILL to amend Chapter 9 of Title 31 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to consent for surgical or medical treatment, so as to prohibit a hospital, after a patient has been admitted to the hospital from that hospital's emergency room, from transferring such patient to a different hospital without the patient's consent and the approval of the attending physician; and for other purposes.
Jan/11/2002 - House Prefiled