“Hospital emergency departments are unique in that they have a federal mandate to screen and stabilize everyone who comes through the door, regardless of ability to pay. We also care for the most severely ill and injured patients who are at greatest risk of dying. Liability protections need to be in place for physicians who provide federally mandated emergency services. It would not only save a lot of money, but it would also help ensure that emergency physicians and the on-call medical specialists that are needed will be there.” Read the full letter from ACEP President Paul Kivela, MD, MBA, FACEP.
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