The Emtala Answer Book 2013:

ISBN-10: 1454810351

ISBN-13: 9781454810353

Edition: 2012

Authors: Jeffrey C. Moffat

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The 2013 Edition of The EMTALA Answer Book shows how the Emergency MedicalTreatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) affects not only emergency physiciansbut on-call physicians, specialists, and hospitals. And it shows how the fedshave stepped up enforcement against EMTALA violations.But most importantly, The EMTALA Answer Book shows you how to meet thesemedical duties, stave off these legal threats, and avoid fines, bad publicity,and exclusion from Medicare.Some of the questions that The EMTALA Answer Book addresses include:Does HIPAA affect a hospital's EMTALA obligations?Must a receiving hospital with specialized capabilities accept an EMTALApatient who had been admitted as an inpatient at another hospital?Can a physician be on call at more than one facility simultaneously?Are community call plans allowed by EMTALA?Can a hospital compensate on-call physicians specifically for treatingpatients who are indigent or uninsured?And many more!The 2013 Edition of The EMTALA Answer Book has been updated to include:Discussion of the 2012 Department of Health and Human Services pronouncementregarding application of EMTALAA summary of the latest civil penalties for EMTALA violationsUpdated and new court cases interpreting EMTALAAnd much more!
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List price: $299.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Aspen Pub
Binding: Cloth Text 
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.20" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

EMTALA Overview and Post-Enactment History
Comes to the Emergency Department
Locations Persons
Specific Issues Arising When a Person "Comes to the Emergency Department"
Medical Screening Examination
Appropriateness of Screening
Finding an Emergency Misdiagnosis
Patient Consent and Payment
Treatment Required to Stabilize
Stabilizing Treatment
The Pregnant Patient
Limits on Stabilization
EMTALA Transfers
Requirements for Transfer
Receiving Hospitals
Transportation Between Hospitals
Patient Consent
Hospital Compliance with EMTALA
Hospital Policies
Logs and Patient Records
Reporting and Billing
EMTALA Enforcement
Administrative Enforcement Process
Administrative Penalties
Administrative Waivers and Appeals
Hospital Surveys
Civil Lawsuits
EMTALA and On-Call Physicians
Hospital Duties
Physician Duties
EMTALA and Managed Care
EMTALA and Psychiatry
Role of Quality Improvement Organizations
EMTALA Preemption
The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA)
EMTALA Regulations
State Operations Manual: Provider Certification
Office of Inspector General - EMTALA - The Enforcement Process
EMTALA Compliance Checklist
Applicability of EMTALA to Hospital Inpatients and Hospitals with Specialized Capabilities (77 Fed. Reg. 5213-5217 (Feb. 2, 2012))
The Legislative History of EMTALA
Implementation of Emergency and Disaster-Related Policies and Procedures Relating to EMTALA: With and Without a Section 1135 Waiver
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