Nebraska Revised Statute 71-9001

Chapter 71 Section 9001

71-9001.

Sexual assault or domestic violence patient; examination and treatment authorized.

A physician, his or her agent, or a mental health professional as defined in section 71-906, upon consultation with a patient who is eighteen years of age, shall, with the consent of the patient, make or cause to be made a diagnostic examination for physical or mental injuries associated with sexual assault or domestic violence and prescribe for and treat such person for injuries associated with sexual assault or domestic violence. All such examinations and treatment may be performed without the consent of or notification to the parent, parents, guardian, or any other person having custody of the patient.