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State: Othello hospital out of compliance

OTHELLO — Adams County Public Hospital District No. 3 is among 26 that received a letter from the state Attorney General’s Office on failure to comply with the Reproductive Privacy Act.

The law requires patient privacy for all women seeking birthing and or abortion services. It also requires publicly funded hospitals to provide for elective abortions if they have obstetrics and other maternity and birthing services, as well as providing accessible information on both birthing and abortion services.

The district, doing business as Othello Community Hospital, received the letter calling for comp...

 

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