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Article - Health - General




§20–1501.

    (a)    In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

    (b)    “Down syndrome” means a chromosomal condition caused by an error in cell division that results in the presence of an extra whole or partial copy of chromosome 21.

    (c)    (1)    “Health care facility” means a facility or an office where health or medical care is provided to patients by a health care provider.

        (2)    “Health care facility” includes a hospital and a limited service hospital.

    (d)    (1)    “Health care provider” means a person who is licensed, certified, or otherwise authorized under the Health Occupations Article to provide health or medical care in the ordinary course of business or practice of a profession.

        (2)    “Health care provider” includes a genetic counselor.

    (e)    “Hospital” has the meaning stated in § 19–301 of this article.

    (f)    “Limited service hospital” has the meaning stated in § 19–301 of this article.