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EPIX EMAIL ALERT

Are you Violating EMTALA?

 

By Dr. Stephen Colucciello

Reviewed by Dr. R. A. Bitterman

 

EMTALA, the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. We all know the law, and as emergency providers we know we should do a medical screening exam (MSE) and not refuse appropriate transfers, but beyond that, most of us don't think about EMTALA very often. After all, we've got the MSEs and transfers down, so why should we?

 

Many of us do not realize that EMTALA covers other aspects of emergency care that we face every day. It is likely that some of you reading this article frequently violate this law. How? Keep reading... (Read More)

THE EPIX DIFFERENCE

Tanvir M Dara, MD, FACP, FACEP"EPIX has been our Liability Insurance carrier from day one. We, as five Emergency Medicine Physicians, started an Urgent Care group in 2012 and since then EPIX has nicely complemented our needs and growth. EPIX not only offers WORLD CLASS customer service...; Read More

Tanvir M Dara, MD, FACP, FACEP
BetterMed Urgent Care
Richmond, Virginia