WVC 16 - 5 I- 1
§16-5I-1. Purpose and short title.
This article shall be known as the Hospice Licensure Act. The
purpose of this Act is to establish licensing requirements for
hospices. It is the intent of the Legislature to establish,
promote and make available within this state a comprehensive
hospice care program for the treatment of physical, emotional and
mental symptoms of terminal illness.