Whether you’re heading to the doctor for an annual physical or you’re being admitted to undergo surgery, paperwork is involved. Sometimes, that paperwork is lengthy and often uses medical jargon that the average person doesn’t understand.
As a patient, it’s important to understand what your rights and obligations are when you enter into a medical facility. While that information should be explained to you clearly, that doesn’t always happen. In order to get a better idea of what all that paperwork means, let’s take a look at what you need to know about signing a waiver at a hospital.