NRS 450.410
Admission of paying patients

  • charges.


Supervising boards of county hospitals may:


Provide for treatment to sick or injured persons and require the payment of reasonable charges therefor.


Contract for the provision of such treatment on a periodic prepaid basis with any person authorized by the Commissioner of Insurance pursuant to title 57 of NRS to arrange for or provide health care services on a periodic prepaid basis.
Ê The treatment of such persons must not be permitted to interfere with the treatment of purely charitable cases.


Every person treated by a county hospital and required to pay charges for hospitalization, shall pay the charges fixed by the supervising board therefor, which charges, when paid, must be paid forthwith into the county treasury and deposited to the credit of the hospital fund.


Every person treated by a county hospital and required to pay charges to the hospital has the right to the services of a physician or surgeon of the person’s own choice, and has the right to employ such special nurses as may be necessary, but the cost of the physician, surgeon or nurses must not become a claim against the county.


Supervising boards shall fix and determine reasonable charges to be paid by sick and injured persons treated by county hospitals, which charges must include the board and lodging of the person and the customary use of hospital facilities by the person admitted.

Source: Section 450.410 — Admission of paying patients; charges., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-450.­html#NRS450Sec410.

Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

§ 450.410’s source at nv​.us