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RCW 9A.42.020, 9A.42.030, 9A.42.035, and 9A.42.037 do not apply when a terminally ill or permanently unconscious person or his or her legal surrogate, as set forth in chapter 7.70 RCW, requests, and the person receives, palliative care from a licensed home health agency, hospice agency, nursing home, or hospital providing care under the medical direction of a physician. As used in this section, the terms “terminally ill” and “permanently unconscious” have the same meaning as “terminal condition” and “permanent unconscious condition” in chapter 70.122 RCW.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Washington Revised Code Title 9A. Washington Criminal Code § 9A.42.045. Palliative care - last updated April 06, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/wa/title-9a-washington-criminal-code/wa-rev-code-9a-42-045/
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