Arkansas Health Care Laws
Created by FindLaw's team of legal writers and editors | Last reviewed November 30, 2017
Welcome to FindLaw's section on the Arkansas statutes pertaining to health care, including provisions that address privacy and patient rights. While the confidentiality of patients' medical data is protected federally through HIPAA, Arkansas also has its own laws that state who can and cannot access patient records. Other topics covered in this section include state abortion regulations, which define what is considered a legal abortion and how it must be procured; the laws governing living wills and the durable power of attorney; and physician-assisted suicide, which is not allowed in Arkansas. Click on a link below to learn more about Arkansas's health care laws.
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