Describe and analyze the conditions under which a hospital is permitted to transfer a patient without healthcare coverage.

Question description

Assignment 2: Healthcare Regulations

The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) is one of the most critical yet misunderstood regulations in Healthcare. What is Anti Dumping? Who is intended to be protected by this act?

  • Outline what is guaranteed as well as what is not guaranteed within this act.
  • Discuss the fines provided for by the act and include examples of hospitals which have been fined for not complying with this act.
  • Describe and analyze the conditions under which a hospital is permitted to transfer a patient without healthcare coverage.

Submission Details:

  • Submit your answer in a 5- to 7-page Microsoft Word document.
  • By Tuesday, February 21, 2017, submit your work to the W3 Assignment 2 Dropbox. Cite any sources you use in APA format on a separate page.
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria Maximum Points
Explained what is granted as well as what is not guaranteed within The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act. What is the difference between a medical screening and an exam? 40
Explained what is granted as well as what is not guaranteed within The Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act. What is the difference between a medical screening and an exam? 40
Identify and discuss the elements which will permit a hospital to transfer a non-covered patient to another hospital. 40
Define Anti-Dumping, how prevalent is the hospital act of “Dumping”? Who is protected by this act? What hospitals are required by Law to adhere to the Act? 40
Communication

Use of tone, word choice, audience, transitions, and progression of ideas.

10
Mechanics

Followed conventions of spelling and grammar throughout. Ensured that errors are infrequent and do not interfere with comprehension.

10
APA Elements

Correctly used citations, references, and structural formatting, including such elements as title page, running head, page numbers, introduction, headings (as appropriate), and conclusion.

20
Total: 200

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