Surgical hospitals must treat emergency patients

June 2007
Same-Day Surgery;Jun2007, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p75
Academic Journal
The article reports on the issuance of a Survey & Certification letter clarifying that all hospitals are required to appraise medical emergencies, provide initial treatment and provide referral when appropriate, regardless of whether the hospital has an emergency department, by the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.


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