Over the past decade, more than a quarter of US hospitals faced the threat of Medicare termination due to EMTALA citations. Each violation carries potential fines of more than $100,000 and far larger civil judgements brought by injured parties.
This webinar features real-world case studies and practical approaches for how healthcare leaders can address the challenges presented by EMTALA and related regulatory and accreditation requirements. Key learning points included:
- Develop strategies to meet the challenges that came to light during the pandemic, including staffing shortages and the increase of patient psychiatric conditions
Identify successful approaches for coping with long waits for emergency department care and the challenges associated with boarded inpatients
Clarify what it means to stabilize the patient or resolve an emergency medical condition
Recognize the important differences between lateral and higher-level-of-care transfers