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Issue Brief: Consent for Care and Confidential Health Information

posted on Wed, Nov 16 2016 10:13 am by Mid-States Region

This table summarizes the rights of minors to consent to various types of health care without the consent or knowledge of their parents. It also covers whether the law permits information concerning the minor’s health care to be shared with the parent. Though the details of this document apply only in Michigan, the legal provisions likely have counterparts in other states. Lawyers in other states may have developed, or could develop, comparable summaries for their states.

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