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Virginia Code Title 54.1. Professions and Occupations § 54.1-2987. Transfer of patient by physician who refuses to comply with advance directive or health care decision

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An attending physician who refuses to comply with (i) a patient's advance directive or (ii) the health care decision of a patient's agent or (iii) the health care decision of an authorized person pursuant to ??54.1-2986 shall make a reasonable effort to transfer the patient to another physician and shall comply with ??54.1-2990.

This section shall apply even if the attending physician determines the health care requested to be medically or ethically inappropriate.

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