New York Mental Hygiene - Article 9 - § 9.03 Admission to a Hospital
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§ 9.03 Admission to a hospital.
Unless otherwise specifically provided for by statute, a mentally ill
person shall be admitted to a hospital as an in-patient only pursuant to
the provisions of this article, except that chemically dependent
patients may be admitted to chemical dependence facilities operated by
such hospitals under contract or agreement with the office of alcoholism
and substance abuse services in accordance with the provisions of
article twenty-two of this chapter. The section of the mental hygiene
law under which a patient is admitted or under which any change of legal
status is subsequently effected shall be stated in the patient's record.
Section: Article 9 9.01 9.03 9.05 9.07 9.09 9.11 9.13 9.15 9.17 9.19 9.21 9.23 9.25 9.27
Last modified: February 16, 2012