TITLE

The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act: The anomalous right to health care

AUTHOR(S)
Dame, Lauren A.
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Winter98, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), which defends the provision of medical treatment to persons who are unable to pay or are otherwise considered `undesirable' patients in the United States. Examination of EMTALA from a consumer's or patient's perspective; Federal enforcement of law; Problems stemming from the rise of managed care; Concluding remarks on the law.
ACCESSION #
625160

 

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