Emtala Answer Book 2010, by Moy, Mark M.
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- ISBN: 9780735582118 | 0735582114
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 11/1/2009
The 2010 Edition of The EMTALA Answer Book shows how the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) affects not only emergency physicians but on-call physicians, specialists, and hospitals. And it shows how the feds have stepped up enforcement against EMTALA violations. But most important, The EMTALA Answer Book shows you how to meet these medical duties, stave off these legal threats, and avoid fines, bad publicity, and exclusion from Medicare. The 2010 Edition provides new developments and issues, including: The latest revision of the State Operations Manual, revised May 29, 2009, by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services The latest revision of the Code of Federal Regulations on EMTALA, revised October 1, 2008 The incorporation of a variety of EMTALA topics, including: Nonphysician role in on-call responses The application of telemedicine Born-alive newborns in dedicated emergency departments "Parking " of patients in the emergency department Determination of "False Labor " Specialty hospital obligations under EMTALA The application of community call plans (CCPs) Transfer of unstable in-patients New on-call regulations