Sanctions for Rejecting Covid-19 Patients
Monday, 14 December 2020
The emergency condition is stipulated in Article 1 paragraph 2 of Law No. 44/2009 on hospitals, as “a clinical condition of patients requiring immediate medical treatment to save lives and prevent any further impairment.”
In this way, hospital management and health care personnel are liable to criminal sanctions if they purposely reject patients in emergency condition needing medical treatment. The applicable sanctions are two years i...
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