A mother brings her daughter to the emergency room every time she has an asthma attack. Her parents are part of the working middle class; however, they cannot afford health insurance and their income exceeds the minimum for the State's Children Health Insurance Program or federal assistance. The child is treated for her asthma a
Active Duty and National Guard units have been used in the past during natural disaster response operations domestically and internationally. Discuss the capabilities and limitations of 1) Active Duty and 2) National Guard being used to support disaster relief efforts.
With the Affordable Care Act, new models of health care are being developed. Do you think new models of care such as accountable care organizations or medical homes will help decrease health care costs? Why or why not? (200-300words)
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,
Case Study: Miguel is a migrant worker who has injured himself while working in California as a seasonal employee. While on the job, he severely injures himself and refuses to seek medicaltreatment.
Considering the social determinants of health, what factors do you think would influence his decision to seek medical care, an
Scenario: You are the administrator on call for a local hospital and you receive a call at 2:00 a.m. from another local hospital regarding a patient with a broken upper arm. The ED physician's assistant is calling to arrange an EMTALA transfer from his hospital to yours, but the orthopedic physician on call at your hospital is r
Family Related Issues: Family andMedical Leave Act
Explain the extent to which an employer can make his or her own determination as to the eligibility of an employee under the Family andMedical Leave Act.