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Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) and Telehealth in Critical Access Hospitals

Description
Policy paper examining the difficulties Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) experience when delivering required emergency services and care due to Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA). Offers policies recommendations that could reduce the impact of EMTALA regulations.
Author(s)
Mandy Bell, Deanna Larson, Jay Weems, et al.
Date
05/2011
Type
Document
Organization
National Rural Health Association
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency department and urgent care services · Emergency medical services · Policy · Telehealth