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New Cases


EMTALA Claim Marches On

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi denied a hospital’s motion to dismiss a physician’s whistleblower claim alleging that the hospital violated EMTALA because his claim and proposed amendment pled a plausible case that entitled him to discovery before the court considered the merits of the claim. Vanderlan v. Jackson HMA, LLC

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Question of the Week

We had an incident at one of our physician offices a couple of miles from the hospital’s main campus. Someone mentioned there may be some EMTALA concerns. Since the issue didn’t occur in the hospital’s emergency room, there is no cause for concern regarding EMTALA, correct?

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