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Kansas Statutes Chapter 65. Public Health § 65-28,107. Same;  attending physician's refusal to comply with declaration of qualified patient;  transfer of patient;  unprofessional conduct;  unlawful acts

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(a) An attending physician who refuses to comply with the declaration of a qualified patient pursuant to this act shall effect the transfer of the qualified patient to another physician.  Failure of an attending physician to comply with the declaration of a qualified patient and to effect the transfer of the qualified patient shall constitute unprofessional conduct as defined in K.S.A. 65-2837 , and amendments thereto.

(b) Any person who willfully conceals, cancels, defaces, obliterates or damages the declaration of another without such declarant's consent or who falsifies or forges a revocation of the declaration of another shall be guilty of a class A person misdemeanor.

(c) Any person who falsifies or forges the declaration of another, or willfully conceals or withholds personal knowledge of the revocation of a declaration, with the intent to cause a withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining procedures contrary to the wishes of the declarant, and thereby, because of such act, directly causes life-sustaining procedures to be withheld or withdrawn and death to be hastened, shall be guilty of a severity level 7 person felony.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Kansas Statutes Chapter 65. Public Health § 65-28,107. Same;  attending physician's refusal to comply with declaration of qualified patient;  transfer of patient;  unprofessional conduct;  unlawful acts - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ks/chapter-65-public-health/ks-st-sect-65-28-107.html


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