2016 Idaho Statutes
Title 39 - HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 13 - HOSPITAL LICENSES AND INSPECTION
Section 39-1391a - EMERGENCY TREATMENT NOT TO CONSTITUTE ADMISSION.

ID Code § 39-1391a (2016) What's This?

39-1391a. Emergency treatment not to constitute admission. The furnishing of emergency or first aid services and care as permitted by section 39-1391 shall not in and of itself constitute admission to such hospital of the person receiving such services and care, nor shall such hospital, its employees, or any physician be subject to civil suit for abandonment or failure to provide care if, upon examination by a licensed physician and surgeon, it is determined by such physician, in the good faith exercise of his professional judgment, that the admission of any person receiving or presented for such services and care is not advisable or required.

History:
[39-1391a, added 1973, ch. 82, sec. 2, p. 130.]

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