Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 17.14
The Hospital Conversions Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-17.14-16

§ 23-17.14-16. Gag rules prohibited.

A hospital shall not refuse to contract with or compensate for covered services with an otherwise eligible provider solely because that provider has in good faith communicated with one or more of his or her patients regarding the provisions, terms, or requirements for services of the hospital’s products as they relate to the needs of that provider’s patients.

History of Section.
P.L. 1997, ch. 372, § 1.