Patient dumping remains a concern for nation's EDs

Aug 26, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: American Medical Association

Despite the federal law that bars emergency departments from refusing to treat patients with acute medical conditions, lax enforcement and monitoring allow patient dumping to continue, argue the authors of a case study in the August Health Affairs .

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keepthesniffles

Bryn Mawr, PA

#1 Aug 28, 2012
Acute serious patients like this get dumped and yet supposedly there are patients crowding emergency rooms for the sniffles???-which is it?
Sick as a Dog

Altamonte Springs, FL

#2 Nov 15, 2012
Where can I get a batch of bootleg antibiotics? That's where this country is headed. I have the virus from hell and would gladly buy some right now after three trips to see a doctor at the Orange County Health Department and being turned down. Maybe this is one of the ways they intend to reduce the population to 10%

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