Can a doctor refuse a patient? This is a great legal question and a question that can emerge in court. Legal Nurse Consultants can play a role in presenting the facts.
The article, “Can Doctors Refuse to Treat a Patient?” by Sandeep Jauhar states,
“President Trump recently announced a new rule, issued by the Department of Health and Human Services, that allows doctors, hospitals, insurers and other providers of health care to refuse to deliver or fund services like abortion, assisted suicide or procedures for transgender patients that they say violate their religious views.”
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