2018 Arkansas Code
Title 20 - Public Health and Welfare
Subtitle 2 - Health and Safety
Chapter 17 - Death and Disposition of the Dead
Subchapter 2 - Arkansas Rights of the Terminally Ill or Permanently Unconscious Act
§ 20-17-207. Transfer of patients -- Compliance by healthcare provider or healthcare institution
(a) A declaration under this subchapter is a written advance directive under the Arkansas Healthcare Decisions Act, § 20-6-101 et seq.
(b) The provisions of the Arkansas Healthcare Decisions Act, § 20-6-101 et seq., concerning compliance by a healthcare provider or healthcare institution apply to:
(1) Determine whether an attending physician or other healthcare provider may decline to comply with a declaration executed under this subchapter; and
(2) Any duty to transfer a patient when the attending physician or other healthcare provider declines to comply with a declaration executed under this subchapter.