Colorado Revised Statutes Title 25. Health § 25-48-107. Consulting physician responsibilities

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Before an individual who is requesting medical aid-in-dying medication may receive a prescription for the medical aid-in-dying medication, a consulting physician must:

(1) Examine the individual and his or her relevant medical records;

(2) Confirm, in writing, to the attending physician:

(a) That the individual has a terminal illness;

(b) The individual has a prognosis of six months or less;

(c) That the individual is making an informed decision;  and

(d) That the individual is mentally capable, or provide documentation that the consulting physician has referred the individual for further evaluation in accordance with section 25-48-108 .

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