Patient Bill Of Rights
There’s More Than One Patient Bill of Rights
The Patient’s Bill of Rights
While these new rights from 2010 are taking effect, older bills of rights still apply. Here is a summary of the Consumer Bill of Rights and Responsibilities that was adopted by the US Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Health Care Industry in 1998.
This bill of rights also applies to the insurance plans offered to federal employees. Many other heath insurance plansand facilities have also adopted these values. Even Medicare and Medicaid stand by many of them. This bill of rights addresses 8 key areas: