TITLE 23
Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-17
Licensing of Health-Care Facilities

SECTION 23-17-18


§ 23-17-18 Obtaining treatment or services under false pretenses.

Any person who shall obtain medical or surgical or obstetrical treatment, under false representations of his or her financial condition, from any health care facility, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars ($500) or imprisoned not more than six (6) months, or both, in the discretion of the court, for each offense.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1932, ch. 1956, § 3; G.L. 1938, ch. 259, § 3; P.L. 1948, ch. 2112, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 259, § 16; P.L. 1949, ch. 2387, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-16-18; P.L. 1972, ch. 72, § 1; P.L. 1978, ch. 269, § 5; P.L. 1979, ch. 39, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-17-18.)