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Title Patient dumping : background, protections, and the mentally ill / Tabitha E. Rivers, editor
Published New York : Nova Publishers, 2015
©2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series Public health: practices, methods and policies
Public health: practices, methods and policies
Contents PATIENT DUMPING BACKGROUND, PROTECTIONS, AND THE MENTALLY ILL ; PATIENT DUMPING BACKGROUND, PROTECTIONS, AND THE MENTALLY ILL ; Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data; CONTENTS ; PREFACE ; Chapter 1 PATIENT DUMPING* ; EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ; Background ; Briefing Outcomes ; Recommendations ; SECTION 1. INTRODUCTION ; Patient Dumping: A Historical Perspective ; The Passage of EMTALA ; Patient Dumping: Recent Developments ; SECTION 2. THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS TO ENFORCE EMTALA; Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ; Office of the Inspector General ; Office for Civil Rights
Investigation of Hospitals Conclusion ; Statement and Rebuttal of Commissioner Gail Heriot ; APPENDIX A: EMTALA RELEVANT STATUTES ; End Notes ; Chapter 2 STATEMENT OF MARILYN DAHL, DIRECTOR OF THE DIVISION OF ACUTE CARE SERVICES, SURVEY AND CERTIFICATION GROUP, CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES. BRIEFING ON ''PATIENT DUMPING''∗ ; HOSPITAL OBLIGATIONS UNDER EMTALA ; Obligations of Hospitals with Emergency Departments ; Obligations of Hospitals with Specialized Capabilities ; CMS EMTALA ENFORCEMENT PROCESS
Remedies Enforcement Responsibilities of CMS and OIG ; Enforcement Responsibilities of OCR ; SECTION 3. CURRENT REGULATIONS AND EMTALA ENFORCEMENT MECHANISMS; Theme 1: The Lack of Adequate Data Collection; Theme 2: The Amount of Regulatory Oversight ; Theme 3: Non-punitive Methods for Hospital Reporting ; Theme 4: Following the Money ; Theme 5: Increased Training and Education ; SECTION 4. FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ; Theme 1: The Lack of Adequate Data Collection; Findings ; Recommendations ; Theme 2: The Amount of Regulatory Oversight ; Findings ; Recommendation
Statement of Commissioner Roberta Achtenberg with the Concurrences of Chairman Martin R. Castro and Commissioner Michael Yaki Statement of Commissioner David Kladney ; The Purpose of EMTALA ; Stabilization and Discharge ; Long Wait Times and Emergency Department Closings ; Solutions: The Way Forward ; Expanding the Definition of Emergency ; The Definition of Stability ; Alternative-Destination Programs ; Establishment of Care and Discharge Protocols ; Managing Payments from the Federal Government to States and Relaxing the IMD Exclusion; Advances in Data Collection
Theme 3: Non-punitive Methods for Hospital Reporting Findings ; Recommendations ; Theme 4: Following the Money ; Findings ; Recommendation ; Theme 5: Increased Training and Education ; Findings ; Recommendations ; Theme 6: Stabilization and EMTALA ; Findings ; Recommendations ; Theme 7: Learning from Best Practices ; Findings ; Recommendations ; Theme 8: Protocols and Discharge Planning ; Findings ; Recommendations ; COMMISSIONER STATEMENTS AND REBUTTALS ; Statement of Chairman Martin R. Castro joined by Commissioner Michael Yaki ; PATIENT DUMPING
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed November 23, 2015)
Subject United States. Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act.
Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (United States)
Emergency medical services -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Mental health facilities -- Admission and discharge -- United States
Patient dumping -- Law and legislation -- United States
Patient Transfer -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Emergency medical services -- Law and legislation.
LAW -- Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice.
Mental health facilities -- Admission and discharge.
Patient dumping -- Law and legislation.
United States.
United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1634837274
9781634837279