Scully tells ED physican group new EMTALA regs will be improvement

Parker, Che
May 2002
AHA News;5/6/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 17, p8
Trade Publication
Reports the changes in the regulation of hospital emergency departments in the U.S. under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. Background on the law passed by the U.S. Congress in 1986; Effect of the legislation on emergency departments; Issues that would be addressed by the regulations.


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