Hawaii Revised Statutes Division 3. Property; Family § 577D-1. Definitions

For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall be defined as follows:

“Licensed health care practitioner” includes dentists licensed under chapter 448, physicians licensed under chapter 453, physician assistants licensed under chapter 453, and advanced practice registered nurses licensed under chapter 457.

Minor without support” means a person who is at least fourteen years of age but less than eighteen years of age who is not under the care, supervision, or control of a parent, custodian, or legal guardian.

Primary medical care and services” means health services that include screening, counseling, immunizations, medication, and treatment of illnesses and medical conditions customarily provided by licensed health care practitioners in an outpatient setting.  As used in this chapter, “primary medical care and services” does not include invasive care, such as surgery, that goes beyond standard injections, laceration care, or treatment of simple abscesses.


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