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EMTALA Claim Allowed to Proceed

A federal district court in Texas denied a hospital’s motion to dismiss a patient’s claim under EMTALA. The court rejected the hospital’s argument that because it came to the correct diagnosis, the EMTALA claim should fail. The court noted that the question under EMTALA is not whether the correct medical outcome was reached, but whether the medical screening was appropriate and consistent with its standard procedures.

Cervantes v. Tenet Hosps. Ltd.

To read more about this case and more, visit our What’s New page.
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Our Professional Practice Evaluation Committee recently asked a physician to attend one of its meetings to discuss several of his cases that are under review. The physician says he’ll only attend if his attorney is with him. Do we have to allow the attorney to attend?

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