Patient dumping remains a concern for...

Patient dumping remains a concern for nation's EDs

There are 2 comments on the American Medical Association story from Aug 26, 2012, titled Patient dumping remains a concern for nation's EDs. In it, American Medical Association reports that:

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

Pottstown, 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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