2006 New Hampshire Statutes - Section 137-H:11 Freedom From Influence.


    I. No physician, health facility, or other health provider, and no health care service plan, insurer issuing disability insurance, self-insured employee welfare benefit plan, or nonprofit hospital service plan shall require any person to execute a living will as a condition for being insured for or receiving health care services; nor shall health care services be refused because a person is known to have executed a living will.
    II. The execution of a living will pursuant to RSA 137-H:3 shall not affect in any manner the sale, procurement, or issuance of any policy of life insurance, nor shall it be deemed to modify the terms of an existing policy of life insurance. No policy of life insurance shall be legally impaired or invalidated in any manner by the withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining procedures from an insured qualified patient, notwithstanding any term of the policy to the contrary.

Source. 1985, 157:1. 1991, 239:15, eff. June 10, 1991.

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