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 Are hospital emergency rooms required to treat the uninsured?

Answer On One Hand: They Can't Refuse You EntryAccording to Findlaw.com, all emergency rooms that accept Medicare are prohibited from denying uninsured patients access. Under the 1986 Federal Emergency Me... Read More »
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Can a hospital emergency room refuse to traet me if I'm uninsured?

Check the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA)
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Is medical care required by emergency rooms?

The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act requires emergency rooms to provide lifesaving medical care to patients in emergencies and to provide medical treatment to patients in active la... Read More »
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Who Pays When the Uninsured Go to the Hospital?

If someone is badly sick or injured, they usually go to the hospital. A hospital visit is expensive but often insurance will cover most of it. If a person doesn't have insurance, there are altern... Read More »
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How many emergency rooms are in the U.S.?

According to "U.S. News & World Report," there are approximately 4,500 emergency rooms in the United States as of September 2008. That is a decrease from just under 4,600 emergency rooms in 2006 an... Read More »
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