PATIENTS BILL OF RIGHTS
§ 553.11. Purpose.
The purpose of § § 553.11553.13 (relating to patients bill of rights) is to promote the interests and well-being of the patients of ambulatory surgical facilities subject to this subpart even in those instances where the interests of the patients may be in opposition to the interests of the ASF. It is the policy of the Department that the interests of patients be protected by a patients bill of rights. Nothing in § § 553.11553.13 is intended to serve as evidence of a standard of reasonable conduct for the purpose of determining civil liability between providers and consumers of health services. The ASF has the right to expect the patient to fulfill patient responsibilities as may be stated in the ASFs rules affecting patient care and conduct.
No part of the information on this site may be reproduced for profit or sold for profit.
This material has been drawn directly from the official Pennsylvania Code full text database. Due to the limitations of HTML or differences in display capabilities of different browsers, this version may differ slightly from the official printed version.