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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 49 - 11 - 4 §49-11-4. Duty of health care facility or practitioner.
The decision of a caregiver who possesses and presents a notarized affidavit of caregiver consent for a minor's health care pursuant to section five of this article shall be honored by a health care facility or practitioner unless the health care facility or practitioner has actual knowledge that a parent, legal custodian or guardian of a minor has made a contravening decision to consent to or to refuse medical treatment for the minor.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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