Spencer Fane Partner Julie Roth provided an overview of hospitals’ obligations under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) to hospital senior-level administrators, attorneys, clinical management, and risk and quality managers at two Kansas Hospital Association conferences November 29 and 30.
Julie’s presentation covered topics including:
- Identifying persons to whom hospital owes EMTALA duty
- Providing an adequate medical screening examination to determine if there is an emergency medical condition
- Providing adequate stabilizing treatment
- Effecting proper transfers
- Satisfying administrative requirements
- Enforcement Process
KHA is a voluntary non-profit organization existing to provide leadership and services to our members. KHA is the lead organization in a group of companies and affiliates that provide a wide array of services to the hospitals of Kansas and the Midwest region.
Julie Roth helps healthcare providers through a variety of transactional and regulatory matters. She represents large health systems, hospitals and physician practices, and counsels clients on the sale, acquisition, and development of complex joint ventures and on regulatory issues such as compliance with the Stark Law, the Antikickback Law, HIPAA, and EMTALA.