Legal

The following documents are posted in lobbies and entrances at MeritCare locations in accordance with state and federal laws.

EMTALA: Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act
EMTALA English Adobe PDF file
EMTALA Spanish Adobe PDF file

HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices
Notice of Privacy Practices English Adobe PDF file
Notice of Privacy Practices Spanish Adobe PDF file

MeritCare Health System Patient Bill of Rights & Responsibilities
Patient Bill of Rights English Adobe PDF file
Patient Bill of Rights Bosnian Adobe PDF file
Patient Bill of Rights Kurdish Adobe PDF file
Patient Bill of Rights Somali Adobe PDF file
Patient Bill of Rights Spanish Adobe PDF file
Patients may obtain Braille versions of the MeritCare Patient Bill of Rights at MeritCare Guest Services, from the House Administrators at our hospitals, and at the Consumer Health & Business Center in MeritCare Hospital.

Nondiscrimination Policy
Nondiscrimination Policy English Adobe PDF file
Nondiscrimination Policy Spanish Adobe PDF file

Joint Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Public Notice
JCAHO Public Notice English Adobe PDF file
JCAHO Public Notice Spanish Adobe PDF file

Access to MeritCare Facilities, Programs and Activities for Disabled Persons
Access Notice English Adobe PDF file
Access Notice Spanish Adobe PDF file

ND Department of Health License to Operate a General Acute Hospital
2006 License English Adobe PDF file