The rising number of uninsured patients has led to an increased reliance on the hospital emergency room for routine nonemergency care. EMTALA ensures patients' access to the emergency room of any hospital, regardless of patients' insurance status or their ability to pay. Using the South University Online library or the Internet, read about EMTALA. You can search for this act by using the keyword, "EMTALA" and respond to the following question:
This solution discusses the ethics of EMTALA in a healthcare organization.