FEDERAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS
C.F.R. refers to Code of Federal Regulations
U.S.C. refers to United States Code
45 C.F.R. 160, 162, 164
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, passed to safeguard protected health information, as summarized by the U.S. H.H.S.
45 USC § 1395dd
This is the law that requires hospitals to screen, treat, or transfer, anyone who arrives at an emergency room in need of urgent care
42 U.S.C. § 1395cc (f)
Health care institutions must offer information about advance medical directives to patients, arrange training of their staffs, and provide education to the public.
42 U.S.C. § 300A-7
This statute expands the scope of medical activities to which people are entitled to object to based upon conscience. It also expands the types of people who have such rights.