Emtala Emergency Medical Treatment And Term Paper

Length: 6 pages Sources: 5 Subject: Healthcare Type: Term Paper Paper: #30237552 Related Topics: Emergency Room, Treatment Plan, Physician, Treatment
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While this cannot be expected to work in the larger emergency department, in small institutions this method might prove productive. The pay is further calculated by units according to duties perfumed while the physician is on-call. (Physician Compensation Duties, 2001)

V. EVALUATION of STRATEGIES

The strategies reviewed in this work include on-call pay for emergency room physicians as well as punitive reduction of pay for refusal to take calls. The primary factor supporting call-duty compensation is the fact that the physicians are busier than ever before and this is particularly true of those who are specialty physicians who "simply don't have time to accept such duty unless paid additionally for it." (Physician Compensation Report, 2003) While many hospital emergency departments...

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Appropriate compensation for on-call physicians will motivate these physician's in adherence to EMTALA requirements and will support the institution in delivery of proper EMTALA aligned healthcare.

Bibliography

EMTALA - an Overview (2006) Acute Care, Inc. Online available at http://www.acutecare.com/emtala.htm.

Understanding EMTALA (the Emergency Medical and Active Labor Act) Ethics Resources Center - AMA. Online available at www.ama-assn.org/go/erc.

Hospital Auditing and Monitoring: Sample Programs for Key Risk Areas."(2006) as cited by MdPro Tip: Auditing common EMTALA Pitfalls. Online available at http://www.hcpro.com/content/71.cfm.

Call-coverage Pay on Rise but Remains Minority Policy (2003) Physician Compensation Report. Find Articles. Online available at http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0FBW/is_3_4/ai_98571892

Pediatricians Go to Larger Groups; Pay Is Mostly Production-Based (2001)

Physician Compensation Report, http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0FBW/is_7_2" June, 2001

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Bibliography

EMTALA - an Overview (2006) Acute Care, Inc. Online available at http://www.acutecare.com/emtala.htm.

Understanding EMTALA (the Emergency Medical and Active Labor Act) Ethics Resources Center - AMA. Online available at www.ama-assn.org/go/erc.

Hospital Auditing and Monitoring: Sample Programs for Key Risk Areas."(2006) as cited by MdPro Tip: Auditing common EMTALA Pitfalls. Online available at http://www.hcpro.com/content/71.cfm.

Call-coverage Pay on Rise but Remains Minority Policy (2003) Physician Compensation Report. Find Articles. Online available at http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0FBW/is_3_4/ai_98571892


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