Please download the Your Rights as a Hospital Patient in New York State Booklet.
Keep this booklet for reference. Review it carefully and share the information with your family and
friends involved in your care.
The state and federal governments require that all hospital patients in New York State be given
certain information and materials when admitted to a hospital. This booklet collects that information
in one place, explains the rights of each hospital patient and contains advice for the patients on how
best to get assistance.
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