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Requirements for Consent to Health Care and Exceptions – Ind. Code Ann.§ 16-36-1-3

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The following individuals may consent to their own care, unless they fall within the exceptions under Ind. Code § 16-36-1-4:

  1. An adult;
  2. An emancipated minor, who is at least 14 years old, not dependant on parents, living apart from parents, is married, or in the military.
  3. A person who is at least 17 does not require parental permission to donate blood;
  4. A person who is at least 16 may donate blood with written parental permission;
  5. A person who is or may be subject to a venereal disease.


Related Laws:  Ind. Code § 16-36-1-4

Current as of June 2015