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ASPR Updates Guidance on EMTALA & Disasters
The United States Health & Human Services, Office of the Assistance Secretary for Preparedness and Response, has recently updated their fact sheet on EMTALA and disasters. EMTALA is a federal law that requires all Medicare-participating hospitals with emergency departments to to treat all individuals that come to the ED regardless of the individual’s ability to pay.
The fact sheet can be found online here.