EPs May Be Unaware of Unique EMTALA Risks Posed by Obstetric Patients


Sandra DiVarco said that EMTALA emergency cases involving obstetric patients are often “the subject of press reports when they do arise,” because many obstetric-related EMTALA cases reflect a classic “patient dumping” scenario where an inadequately insured pregnant woman in labor is turned to another facility without an appropriate medical screening. Read the full article.