Liability for the cost of health care provided to an adult patient pursuant to this article shall be the same as if the health care were provided pursuant to the patient’s decision. No person shall become liable for the cost of health care for a minor solely by virtue of making a decision as a guardian of a minor pursuant to this article.
Terms Used In N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-P
- Adult: means any person who is eighteen years of age or older or has married. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
- Health care: means any treatment, service, or procedure to diagnose or treat an individual's physical or mental condition. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
- Minor: means any person who is not an adult. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
- Patient: means a person admitted to a hospital. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A