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What does the abbreviation EMTALA stand for? What act is it a part of? What IS EMTALA and who does it protect? Explain. What happens if a hospital is...

  1. What does the abbreviation EMTALA stand for?
  2. What act is it a part of?
  3. What IS EMTALA and who does it protect? Explain.
  4. What happens if a hospital is found to have violated EMTALA?
  5. Can a patient sue the hospital and/or attending physician if a violation occured? Why?

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1. .  EMTALA . Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (US federal law governing assessment and transfer of... View the full answer

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1) EMTALA stands for Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act. 2) It is a part of Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation... View the full answer

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