EMTALA: OIG/HCFA Special Advisory Bulletin Clarifies EMTALA, American College of Emergency Physicians Criticizes it

@article{Rowes2000EMTALAOS,
  title={EMTALA: OIG/HCFA Special Advisory Bulletin Clarifies EMTALA, American College of Emergency Physicians Criticizes it},
  author={J R Rowes},
  journal={The Journal of Law, Medicine \& Ethics},
  year={2000},
  volume={28},
  pages={90 - 92}
}
  • J. Rowes
  • Published 1 March 2000
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
In December 1998, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) solicited comments from health care providers regarding the federal anti-patient dumping statute, the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) (42 USCA §1395dd). EMTALA is a federal health care law of unprecedented breadth—the first universal benefit guaranteed by the federal government. It requires Medicare-participating hospitals with public emergency rooms, emergency… 
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