EMTALA and Illegal Aliens

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A 6 page paper. EMTALA is the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act enacted as part of COBRA in 1986 with the final regulations being published in 1995. This paper explains this law's mandates to emergency rooms and also reports some of the many ERs that had to close their doors. The paper discusses the impact of providing unpaid services to illegal aliens, which is one of the key reasons ERs have closed. Bibliography lists 8 sources.