Arizona Revised Statutes § 48-2202 Establishment Of Health Service District; Purpose; Limitations; Definition

48-2202. Establishment of health service district; purpose; limitations; definition

A. Health service districts may be established only:

1. For the purpose of purchasing, leasing, lease-purchasing, constructing, establishing, equipping, operating or maintaining an ambulance service, a medical clinic or clinics or a combined medical clinic and ambulance service.

2. In areas designated by the department of health services as medically-underserved pursuant to section 36-2352.

3. If the district area is greater than six hundred forty acres.

4. If more than three hundred qualified electors reside within the district.

B. For purposes of this section, a " medical clinic" means a facility which provides for the physical evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of patients and which does not keep patients overnight as bed patients or treat patients under general anesthesia. A medical clinic does not include an urgent care center.

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