Patient’s Bill of Rights in New York State
Explain four items from the Patient’s Bill of Rights in New York State.
As a patient in a hospital in New York State, you have the right, consistent with the law, to:
Understand and use these rights. If for any reason, you do not understand or you need help, the hospital MUST provide assistance, including an interpreter.
Receive treatment without discrimination as to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, source of payment, or age.
Receive emergency care if you need it.
Privacy while in the hospital and confidentiality of all information and records regarding your care.