Section 88-3.20 - Discharges

DISCHARGE OF PATIENTS

88-3.20 Discharges.

Patients shall be discharged when they shall have achieved maximum benefits from the services of the hospital, as determined by the director. Patients desiring to leave before achieving maximum benefits shall sign or have signed by their legal representative a statement releasing the hospital, the New York State Department of Health, and the State of New York from any liability which might result from such discharge. Patients may be discharged for noncompliance with hospital rules, misbehavior, or noncooperation, as determined by the director. The final report on each patient shall make recommendations for further services and supervision which may be required after discharge.
 

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