Bill Status
WV Code
Audits/ Reports


‹ Back  |  print page Print
WVC 16 - 30 C- 7 §16-30C-7. Compliance with a do-not-resuscitate order.
(a) Health care providers shall comply with the do-not-resuscitate order when presented with one of the following:

(1) A do-not-resuscitate order completed by a physician on a form as specified in section six of this article;

(2) Do-not-resuscitate identification as set forth in section thirteen of this article;

(3) A do-not-resuscitate order for a person present or residing in a health care facility issued in accordance with the health care facility's policies and procedures; or

(4) A physician orders for scope of treatment form in which a qualified physician has documented a do-not-resuscitate order.

(b) Pursuant to this article, health care providers shall respect do-not-resuscitate orders for persons in health care facilities, ambulances, homes and communities within this state.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
The West Virginia Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.
This Web site is maintained by the West Virginia Legislature's Office of Reference & Information.  |  Terms of Use  |   Web Administrator   |   © 2017 West Virginia Legislature ****