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Hospital and related services including health-related service of the highest quality, efficiently provided and properly utilized at a reasonable cost, are of vital concern to the public health. In order to provide for the protection and promotion of the health of the inhabitants of the state, pursuant to section three of article seventeen of the constitution, the department of health shall have the central, comprehensive responsibility for the development and administration of the state's policy with respect to hospital and related services, and all public and private institutions, whether state, county, municipal, incorporated or not incorporated, serving principally as facilities for the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of human disease, pain, injury, deformity or physical condition or for the rendering of health-related service shall be subject to the provisions of this article.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New York Consolidated Laws, Public Health Law - PBH § 2800. Declaration of policy and statement of purpose - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ny/public-health-law/pbh-sect-2800/
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