1. Nothing in this article shall be construed to interfere with the rights of an agent
operating under a valid health care directive created under section twenty-nine hundred eighty-two of this chapter.
2. Nothing in this article shall be construed to create a new private right of action
not otherwise existing in law against a hospital or any of its directors, trustees,
officers, employees or agents, or any contractors with whom a hospital has a contractual
3. A hospital, any of its directors, trustees, officers, employees or agents, or any
contractors with whom a hospital has a contractual relationship shall not be held
liable, provided it has complied with this article and acted reasonably and in good
faith, for the services rendered or not rendered by the caregiver to the patient at
the patient's residence.
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