2018 Arkansas Code
Title 20 - Public Health and Welfare
Subtitle 2 - Health and Safety
Chapter 6 - General Provisions
Subchapter 1 - Arkansas Healthcare Decisions Act
§ 20-6-108. Determination of capacity

Universal Citation: AR Code § 20-6-108 (2018)
  • If a licensed physician makes a determination or is informed of a determination that a principal lacks or has recovered capacity or that another condition exists that affects an individual instruction or the authority of an agent, guardian, or surrogate, the licensed physician shall:
  • (1) Record promptly the determination in the principal's current clinical record; and

  • (2) Communicate the determination to the principal, if possible, and to any person authorized to make healthcare decisions for the principal.

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