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District of Columbia Health Care Laws

Welcome to FindLaw's District of Columbia Health Care Laws section, covering a wide range of laws and regulations pertaining to patients' rights, procedures for writing a valid living will, how medical records must be maintained and kept confidential, abortion access rights, and more. D.C. health care laws are similar to those of other states, but its abortion law is the least restrictive in the nation. Also included is information about the civil statute of limitations for filing claims. To learn more about Washington, D.C. health care laws, click on a link below or speak with a D.C. health care attorney.

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