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     50-5-122. Transfer of hospital patients. In cases where the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, 42 U.S.C. 1395dd, does not apply, a hospital may not transfer a patient to another hospital using only a call to a 9-1-1 service. The hospital shall:
     (1) before the transfer, provide notice to the other hospital, including the reason for the transfer; and
     (2) during the transfer, provide the medical records related to the patient's current hospitalization.

     History: En. Sec. 3, Ch. 456, L. 2009.

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