TITLE

Court decides if EMTALA should apply to inpatients

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Jun2007, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the ruling of a U.S. District Court in Puerto Rico on the case of a mother who demands to be covered in the Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) for her newborn child transferred from the Hospital San Pablo del Este (HSPE) to another facility.
ACCESSION #
25247301

 

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