Alaska Statutes.
Title 18. Health, Safety, and Housing
Chapter 20. Hospitals and Nursing Facilities
Section 130. Definitions.
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AS 18.20.130. Definitions.

In AS 18.20.075 - 18.20.130,

(1) "department" means the Department of Health and Social Services;

(2) [Repealed, Sec. 45 Ch 57 SLA 2005].

(3) "hospital" means an institution or establishment, public or private, devoted primarily to providing diagnosis, treatment, or care over a continuous period of 24 hours each day for two or more nonrelated individuals suffering from illness, physical or mental disease, injury or deformity, or any other condition for which medical or surgical services would be appropriate.


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