Hawaii Revised Statutes 451d-1 Construction of Laws.

§451D-1 Construction of laws. The purpose of licensing health care professionals is to protect the public health and safety and the general welfare of the people of this State. The powers conferred upon licensing boards and the department by the applicable licensing statutes and by this chapter shall be liberally construed to carry out this purpose. Any license issued to a health care professional is a revocable privilege. The provisions of this chapter are not intended to confer any particular professional status upon health care providers mentioned in this chapter for purposes of third party payments for services rendered. [L 1987, c 67, pt of §1; am L 1991, c 138, §1]

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